Tuesday, January 6, 2015

KCK firefighter injured while battling fire

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- The Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department is investigating a fire at 3116 Lafayette. 

The fire happened at around 7:30 p.m. on January 4. One firefighter was injured while battling the blaze.

Full statement from the fire department:
Crews on the scene within one minute reported fire showing from the front of a one story wood framed residential structure. Crews informed everyone out of the structure. Primary search confirmed everyone out of structure. Fire was extinguished within 30 minutes. BPU called to shut off power to structure. 
Red Cross called to assist 2 adults and 3 children. Fire Investigator responded to  scene. Pre-fire value of structure and contents $110,000. Fire loss to property and contents $30,000. Fire is under investigation. One firefighter injured ankle during firefighting activities. No other injuries reported.