Friday, December 5, 2014

KCK Fire Department investigating suspicious fire on Armstrong


KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- The Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department is investigating a suspicious fire that happened at a vacant home on 844 Armstrong Avenue.

Firefighters responded to the fire shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday morning.

No one was hurt in the fire.

The fire caused roughly $40,000 worth of damage.

“Crews on the scene within three minutes reported smoke showing from a one-story wood framed residential structure,” said Craig Duke, PIO Deputy Chief for the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department. “Crews performed a primary search and confirmed that structure was vacant. Crews found fire in front room area that had extended into attic. Fire was under control within 20 minutes.”

The fire remains under investigation.