Man dies in KCK house fire

By Matt Campbell
Kansas City Star – March 15, 2015


A man in his 70s died in a house fire Thursday night in the 800 block of Metropolitan Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.

Fire crews were dispatched shortly before 8:30 p.m. and found fire in the kitchen. The man was found unresponsive in a back bedroom. An ambulance crew administered CPR but the man died at a hospital. Deputy Chief Craig Duke said two dogs were rescued but another dog and a cat were killed in the fire.

The man’s name was not immediately released. The cause was under investigation.

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