As indicated by this National Weather Service graphic- some areas of the Central States will experience their first frost or freeze of the 2009-10 fall/winter season.
No such cold around the Kansas City MetroRegion through the next 4 days at least.
The initial alarm sounded around 11:50 am- and no injuries have been reported yet.
Winds gusting to more than 40 mph are impeding the firefight.
The 6 LSFD companies got the fire under control at 12:16 pm. It was necessary for the LSFD to call-in off-duty firefighters.
It appears all units in the 4-plex residence received at least some damage- with the fire centered in a middle unit.
No injuries were reported and a fire investigator had been summoned.