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Sunday, January 08, 2012

CSW BREAKING: Fire in a Gladstone MO Apartment Building

All on-duty Gladstone fire crews are being assisted by North Kansas City and Riverside fire departments fighting a fire in an apartment building in Gladstone.


The first alarm sounded at 10:33 p.m. for a reported "fire on the roof" of an apartment building at the Rock Creek complex in the 3200 block of Northeast 59th Street.


There are no initial reports of injuries as the firefight is underway.


As of just after midnight Monday morning- all fire crews continue to work the fire as the incident has not yet been declared under control.

By 12:30 a.m.- the fire at the Rock Creek Apartments is out- with mutual aid fire companies returning to their cities.



There has not been any injuries reported- and fire department sources tell CSW that six families were displaced and that the fire was caused by "improper disposal of smoking materials."

Damage was estimated by the GPS at "$150000."

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