Thursday, March 28, 2013
CSW BREAKING: Building Fire in KC-MO's West Bottoms
The fire was dispatched initially at 11:20 pm.
Five KC-MO fire companies were sent on "one report" of "smoke coming from the top of a building at West 8th Street and Santa Fe" in the old West Bottoms industrial district.
When first-in Pumper 25 arrived- they reported "smoke- and fire showing from the 5th floor of a 5-story warehouse."
A "1st-alarm" response of three additional companies was ordered to the scene.
During the firefight- the interior crews were warned of "holes in the floor" of what appears on GOOGLE street view images to be an empty building.
At 11:43 pm- the fire was declared "under control."
No reports of any injuries received as of 11:50 pm..