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Oct. 28--A nail salon owner in Kansas City's old Northeast deliberately started a fire in her shop earlier this month that killed two Kansas City firefighters battling the blaze, investigators alleged Tuesday. Prosecutors charged Thu Hong Nguyen, 43, of Kansas City, with first-degree arson and two counts of second-degree murder, or felony murder because the deaths happened as a result of the arson. Comment?
Editor's Note -- Royals catcher Drew Butera gave three tickets to Game 5 to firefighters at Station 19 in Westport. Instead of going, however, the crew decided to auction them with the proceeds going to the families of the fallen firefighters. Comment?
Trying to keep his composure as he spoke Tuesday morning, Fire Chief Paul Berardi identified the dead as Larry J. Leggio, a 17-year department veteran assigned to Truck 2, and John V. Mesh, a 13-year department veteran working on Pumper 10. They were among a large contingent of firefighters who responded Monday night to a large blaze at Independence and Prospect avenues in the Northeast area. Two other firefighters sustained injuries when the wall collapsed. Comment?
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, today announced an order for 48 PierceA custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Kansas City Fire Department in Kansas City, Missouri. The order is for a wide range of custom apparatus, including 28 pumpers, nine aerial platforms, four rescue pumpers, three heavy-duty rescues, three aerial tillers, and one Hazmat unit. Comment?
As a woman trapped inside a wrecked, burning car screamed for help Saturday, firefighters stationed less than a mile away were oblivious. Copper thieves had prevented dispatchers from alerting the fire station. Comment?
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