Monday, October 28, 2013

Firefighter suffers injury while battling fire in KCK


KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- A Kansas City, Kan., firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a fire early Monday morning.

Firefighters raced out to Forest Glen Apartments Office Building, located at 511 N. 64th Street, at around 5 a.m. Monday morning.

During the response, a firefighter suffered an injury to the hand. No one else was hurt.

"Crews were on the scene within four minutes and reported smoke coming from the basement level of an office building within an apartment complex," said Craig Duke, deputy chief of the KCK Fire Department. "Fire was located in the basement area."

It took 15 minutes for the fire to be under control, Duke said.

The fire caused $15,000 worth of damage.

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