fire

Travis Walker
November 22, 2017 - 10:06 am
A fire in east Kansas City claimed the lives of two people this morning. Authorities were called just before 5 a.m. to a home near 41st and Locust Street. According to fire officials on the scene, one victim was found on the first floor and the second victim was found on the third floor. Both were...
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October 02, 2017 - 7:19 am
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) - A 65-year-old southeastern Kansas woman has died after being assaulted and set on fire along with two police officers. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said Sharon Horn of Baxter Springs died Saturday morning at a Springfield, Missouri, hospital. The sheriff's office...
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via Matt Wiggins
July 17, 2017 - 6:02 pm
Overland Park, KS - A serious crash and multi-vehicle fire in the eastbound lanes of I-435 near 69 Highway, involving two semi-trucks and other vehicles, snarled traffic in Johnson County during Monday's evening rush hour. One person was rushed to a hospital in a critical condition as the semis and...
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July 14, 2017 - 7:55 am
A single car crash and fatality forced the closure of part of 169 Highway at Shoal Creek Parkway Friday morning. A sedan slammed into a retaining wall and caught fire. The flames scorched a retaining wall under the overpass. The driver of the car was found dead inside The highway was shut down...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
July 11, 2017 - 6:20 am
A tractor trailer rig caught fire early Tuesday and forced emergency crews to shut down a portion of Interstate-435 near 69 highway. The semi caught fire around 2:45 a.m. on the westbound lanes of the roadway. The driver apparently lost control of the vehicle and hit a barrier, Overland Park police...
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KMBC
May 02, 2017 - 4:39 pm
A school bus carying children in the Kansas City Public School district caught fire this afternoon around 4:15pm in the 3500 block of 55th Street. Someone called 911 and told dispatchers that a school bus was on fire and students were being evacuated from that bus. As KMBC's NewsChopper 9 flew...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
April 13, 2017 - 8:21 am
Fire caused heavy damage to an upscale Italian restaurant in Brookside. Firefighters spent more than an hour putting out the fire at Plate Restaurant, located in the 6200 block of Oak Street. Crews were dispatched to the building at around 5:45 a.m. Thursday. The fire was mostly under control for...
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March 21, 2017 - 6:30 pm
Overland Park, KS - The 8-alarm fire that raged in an apartment building under construction and damaged or destroyed around two dozen nearby homes has been ruled accidental by fire investigators. Investigators revealed Tuesday they believe the fire began when wooden building material was ignited by...
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Bill Grady
March 21, 2017 - 5:14 pm
A church located just a few blocks south of the burned out Royale at CityPlace apartment buildings, and right on the edge of the affected neighborhood, has become a “de-facto” community center following Monday's 8-alarm fire. The Christ Lutheran Church is coordinating with the Red Cross, service...
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