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Monday, May 02, 2011

KC-MO Fire Battalion Chief Involved in Crash on The Way To A House Fire

The fire was reported on "the outside" of a house in the 8800 block of Lane in southeastern KC-MO at 8:34 a.m..

Five companies- along with Battalion Chief 107 (Car-107) responded.

At around 8:38 a.m.- Car 107 was behind Truck 11 eastbound on 87th Street approaching the intersection with James A. Reed Road.

Truck 11 made it through the intersection- but then a maroon car entered the intersection after Truck 11 went through and was struck in the passenger side by Car-107.

A dark-colored SUV- facing northbound on J.A. Reed and waiting at the light was hit as Car-107 and the maroon car ended up in the west parking lot of the Bannister Veterinary Clinic on the southeast corner of the intersection.

Extrication was required on the driver of the maroon car- reported by witnesses as "a black male."

His condition was not known.

FD-EMS transported a "60-year-old female" who was in the dark-colored SUV to Research Med Center in non life-threatening condition.

The chief's aide who was driving Car 107 and the chief suffered minor injuries- but refused transport to a hospital.

The house fire turned out to be fairly minor on Lane- the flames outside finding their way into the garage area said a fire department spokesperson.

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