Fatal fire

Firefighter killed in Missouri house fire
January 06, 2020 - 5:07 am
A Missouri firefighter died Sunday after falling through a floor while battling a house fire. The fire was reported shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday in the laundry room of a home in Peculiar, Missouri, about 30 miles south of Kansas City. Grandview Fire Chief Ron Graham says the firefighter fell...
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December 13, 2019 - 6:25 pm
A woman is dead, a man hospitalized following a mobile home fire in Salina. It happened around 3:00 a.m. Friday morning at the Del-Ray Mobile Estates. Crews were able to bring the blaze under control quickly, but the home is reported to be a total loss. A man was flown to a Wichita hospital burn...
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July 20, 2019 - 9:19 am
A 76-year-old man who was burned in an explosion and fire at his Topeka home has died. WIBW-TV reports the Topeka fire department said Friday Vernon Fisher died last week at a Kansas City hospital. Fisher was trapped inside his home when a fire broke out on July 8. A neighbor heard him yelling for...
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June 27, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Authorities have found a body inside a badly burned central Kansas garage. The fire was reported before 1:00 p.m. Thursday just southwest of El Dorado. Butler County dispatchers said the detached garage was on fire. There were multiple explosions from propane tanks stored in the garage. There is no...
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Harris County Fire Marshal's Office via AP
April 02, 2019 - 7:27 pm
A tank holding a flammable chemical caught fire at a Texas plant Tuesday, killing one worker, critically injuring two others and sending panicked employees fleeing over a fence to safety. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed the fatality in a tweet and said the two injured had been taken by...
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February 20, 2019 - 9:08 pm
A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 45 people, an official and witnesses said Thursday. About 50 other people were injured and the fire in Dhaka was not yet under control completely. The Chawkbazar area where the fire...
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February 11, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Fire officials are working to determine the cause of a fatal fire in Rice County. Fire crews were called to a home about 25 miles east of Great Bend late Friday. Rice County Sheriff Bryant Evans says Beverly Boatright, 66, died at the scene. His wift, 59, was taken to a hospital for treatment of...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Kansas City, Kansas, fire officials say woman and a dog died in a house fire. Assistant Fire Chief Morris Lechter says a man was able to escape the fire early Wednesday. The house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The woman and dog were discovered after firefighters knocked down the...
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February 01, 2019 - 8:32 pm
A man has been charged with killing three people whose bodies were found after a fire in Kansas City, Kansas. Carlisle Hervey, 40, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and aggravated arson in the 2017 deaths. The victims were Gwinn Green, 53, Ronald Guess, 61, and Kevin McBride, 54,...
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Ted Woodward
January 24, 2019 - 12:09 pm
One person died in a house fire in Wichita, south of Pawnee & Washington. It happened after 7:00 a.m. Thursday in the 2500 block of S. Washington. When fire crews arrived, they found smoke coming from the attic of the home; crews quickly brought the fire under control. A passerby called 911...
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