Thursday, January 30, 2014

Total loss reported in KCK fire


KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Four Kansas City, Kan., residents are without a home after a fire burned down a house on 1617 N. 45th Terrace.

The Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department is calling the damage amount a "total loss."

Firefighters reported to the scene early Thursday morning at around 3:50 a.m. No one was injured in the fire.

"Crews made an interior attack, but were forced out when the roof collapsed at the rear of the structure," said Craig Duke, PIO Deputy Chief of the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department. "BPU responded because of power lines down at the rear of the structure and to disconnect utilities to structure."

Dollar wise, the damage was about $95,000. The fire remains under investigation by the KCK Fire Department.

Four male adults who lived in the home declined assistance from the American Red Cross.

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