Tuesday, October 29, 2013

KCK fire department investigation fire at vacant home

By NICK SLOAN, nick@kansascitykansan.com

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- A fire caused about $40,000 worth of damage to a home at 2930 Delevan.

The fire was reported to the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department just after 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

No one was hurt by the fire.

According to KCK Fire Department Deputy Chief Craig Duke, the fire remains under investigation.

"Crews on the scene within two minutes reported heavy fire and smoke coming from the rear of a one-story residential structure," Duke said. "Crews were informed by neighbors that structure was vacant."

The fire department later confirmed that the home was indeed vacant.