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  1. Civilians Trapped & Firefighter MaydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | FireHouse.com

    Raytown Fire, Kansas City Fire, Raytown Police and Raytown EMS were dispatched for a reported apartment fire on East 60th Street in Raytown. Firefighting is, in some respects, like being a member of a professional football team.


  2. 40th Anniversary: Writing about Hazmat IncidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    Robert Burke speaking at the 30 year reunion of the Jacksonville, FL, Fire Department's establishment of the first emergency services hazmat team in the United States. Two days after a train derailment in Waverly, TN, as workers were moving tank car 83013, the tank came apart at a weakened portion of the tank shell and a BLEVE occurred.


  3. Mo. Firefighters Have Close Call at Apartment BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    Fire survival tips seen in a home safety video likely saved a 6-year-old boy from a deadly Sunday fire, according to the child's uncle. When fire broke out early Sunday in a Raytown apartment, Jacob Roberts tried to lead his family to safety, Grady Lauderdale said.


  4. Woman Charged with Arson in Kansas City, MO. BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    Jan. 09--One person jumped to safety from a second-story window as a rapidly spreading fire engulfed a Kansas City apartment building before dawn Friday. A 37-year-old Kansas City woman has been charged with arson in connection with the fire, Jackson County prosecutors said.


  5. Person of Interest Held After Kansas City, Mo. BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    One person jumped to safety from a second story window as a rapidly spreading fire engulfed a Kansas City apartment building before dawn Friday. The Kansas City police bomb and arson squad is investigating the fire.


  6. Woman Dies After Car Slams into Back of Kansas City, Mo., Fire TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | FireHouse.com

    Dec. 19--A woman died and a man was critically injured early Saturday when their pickup truck slammed into the back of a Kansas City fire truck on Interstate 435 near Interstate 70. The fire truck was moving toward the median on I-435 so its crew could assist at another accident scene about 3:30 a.m. when it got struck from behind. Police reported that a police officer heading toward the original accident scene on I-435 saw a red Chevy Malibu pickup truck ahead of him rapidly leave.


  7. Woman Charged with Murder in KC Lodd BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | FireHouse.com

    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.


  8. Special Royals' Hats for Fallen KC Firefighters Offered to PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | FireHouse.com

    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.


  9. Two Veteran Kansas City, Mo., Firefighters Killed in CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | FireHouse.com

    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.


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