Monday, July 14, 2014

Woman killed in KCK fire identified

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- A woman killed in a house fire in Kansas City, Kan., has been identified.

Carole Young, 53, was killed in a fire that happened July 10 at 1025 Greeley Avenue. Her family was notified of the identification.

The fire department said the fire remains under investigation. 

More information about the fire:
Crews on the scene within 3 minutes reported smoke coming from the front of a one story, wood framed residential structure. Crews were informed by neighbors that they were unsure if anyone was in the structure. During primary search crews located a female victim at the rear of the structure. 
Victim was immediately removed from fire structure and crews initiated advanced life care. Victim was transported emergency to UKMC were she succumbed to her injuries. Victim was a female in her early fifties. Fire was extinguished within 15 minutes.

Fire Investigators responded to scene. Fire is under investigation at this time. Pre-fire value of structure $55,000. Estimated damage to structure and contents $35,000.

No other injuries reported. Personal information on victim will not be released until family has been notified.