The regular alarm of 4 pumper and 1 truck companies was dispatched at 7:24 a.m. Sunday morning: a report of a fire in a residence in the 8400 block of North Virginia in Northland KC-MO..
When Pumper 14 arrived at 7:29 a.m.- they report "heavy flames and smoke coming from the garage area of a 1-1/2-story raised-ranch house" there.
Several minutes elapsed before firefighters discovered the family- two adults and 4 children- across the street from the fire at a neighbor's house.
Two hose streams are used on the fire- declared under control at 7:35 a.m...
There were no injuries- and the Red Cross was requested to assist the family.