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Friday, December 09, 2016

BREAKING: Apartment Building Fire in Kansas City MO's North End

At 3:38 am Thursday morning- 3 pumpers- a rescue squad and ladder company with EMS were dispatched to "an apartment" building fire in the 1100 block of East Missouri Avenue (see GOOGLE image below).

This is in KC's famous North End- home to many original Italian immigrants more than 100 years ago.

One company from Station 10 reported seeing flames "from (Independence Ave.) and Paseo" while enroute at 3:40 am..

When companies pull-up less than two minutes later- fire is shooting through the roof and- at 3:46 am- fire crews are pulled from their interior attack.

As of 4:35 am- no victims have been reported or found and no injuries reported.

Firefighters only able to do a cursory search of the 1st-floor as the firefight continued.

Temperatures are in the middle-teens with light northwest wind..

There had been a minor electrical fire at this address Thursday evening.

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