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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Woman Injured in South Kansas City MO House Fire

"75-year-old" woman suffered non life-threatening smoke inhalation after her house caught fire on Kansas City's South Side Tuesday morning.

The alarm sounded for 5 KC-MO fire companies at 7:44 a.m. to the address on East 85th Street near Main.

The first fire company arriving at 7:47 a.m. reported "light smoke showing-" withing a minute a "working fire" was confirmed- with an additional fire company sent as well as EMS.

Fire crews used 2 handlines on the fire- reported "under control" at 8:02 a.m..

Fire department EMS (FD-EMS) took the female resident to a local hospital suffering smoke inhalation- and the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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