First was a reported "kitchen fire" in a lived-in residence in the 11300 block of Greenwood in the Ruskin Heights area.
The fire alarm was dispatched around 1:45 p.m. for 5 fire companies- and when the first company arrived minutes later they reported a "working fire."
The fire was reported under control at 1:59 p.m. after 2 hand lines were used.
The Red Cross was called for "1 adult and 3 children" displaced by this fire.
The wreck was reported around 1:50 p.m. on westbound I-470 east of Raytown Road- and a Raytown Fire engine company responded with KC-MO units.
The crash is in the inside or "fast lane" of I-470- but the freeway is open although slow through the crash scene.
Extent and number of injuries are yet unknown.