Wednesday, August 7, 2013

KCKFD investigating suspicious fire


KANSAS CITY, KAN. --- The Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department is investigating a suspicious fire from early Wednesday morning. 

Kansas City, Kan., firefighters reached the scene of the fire - 1229 Wood Ave. - at around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

The fire caused $40,000 worth of property damage and $10,000 worth of content damage. 

No one was injured. 

"Crews were on the scene within three minutes and reported fire coming from the front of a one-story residential structure," said Craig Duke, battalion chief of the KCK Fire Department. "A primary search of structure confirmed that no one was at home."

Duke said a fire investigator was brought to the scene. 

The fire remains under investigation by the KCK Fire Department. 

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