Friday, May 15, 2015

Man dies after Kansas City, Kansas fire

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- A man in his early 70s was killed in a fire in Kansas City, Kan., Thursday night.

The fire happened just after 8 p.m. on Thursday at 865 Metropolitan Avenue.

Firefighters rescued the man from the home and was taken to the hospital, but later died there. A dog and a cat were also killed in the fire, though firefighters were able to save two of the dogs.

There were no working smoke detectors in the home.

Firefighters are investigating the cause of the fire.