Two injured in apartment fire on South 32nd

Wyandotte Daily News – April 22, 2014

Two residents were injured in an apartment fire at 8:48 p.m. April 21 at 1304 S. 32nd. 

A Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department spokesman said fire crews found an unconscious 56-year-old woman in a rear bedroom apartment. 

The woman was taken to a hospital where she was treated for smoke inhalation, the spokesman said. 

Crews also assisted a man outside the building who said he was injured while evacuating the building. The man was taken to a hospital for evaluation. 

The Fire Department spokesman said the fire on the top floor of the building was brought under control in 10 minutes. The fire damage was confined to the room where the fire started, the spokesman said. 

The estimated dollar loss was $5,500 to the $600,000 building. The building had 11 apartments and 20 residents, the spokesman said. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to the spokesman. 

Gwen Romine, KSFFA Webmaster



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