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Fires

Updated: Thursday, Jan. 18, 6:45 p.m. Shawnee Fire officials say that a woman critically injured in a house fire Tuesday has died from her injuries. In a statement Thursday afternoon, Shawnee Fire Chief Richard Potter identified the woman as Patricia Stevenson,...
Firefighters from three area departments battled a building fire in frigid temperatures on Monday morning in Overland Park. Overland Park Fire Department spokesperson Jason Rhodes said crews were called to the 10500 block of Antioch Road just before 6 a.m. Recorded...
A building fire at the Johnson County Wastewater treatment plant in Mission is under investigation. Firefighters from three area departments were called to the Nelson Wastewater Treatment Facility, 4800 Nall Ave., at 6:34 p.m. Thursday. A caller to 911 reported flames...
Three people were displaced by a house fire on Saturday afternoon in Overland Park. Firefighters from Overland Park Fire, the Consolidated Fire District No. 2 and Leawood Fire were called to the house at 5931 West 87th Terr. at 12:57...
Overland Park Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire at a storage facility Sunday night that left nearly 40 storage units damaged. Firefighters from both Overland Park and Leawood were called to the Public Storage facility at 125th...
Updated Wednesday, 11:30 am.  Lenexa Fire officials say residents in more than 20 apartments were displaced by a fire Tuesday night. In a statement Wednesday, Lenexa assistant fire chief Butch Diekemper said 22 occupied residential units at The Reserve Apartments were...
No injuries were reported but several residents were displaced following a fire at an Overland Park apartment complex early Tuesday morning. In a news release, Overland Park Fire Department spokesperson Jason Rhodes said crews were called to the Whispering Hills...
Shawnee Police are investigating a disturbance and house fire that injured seven people early Saturday morning. In a news release, Shawnee Public Safety Information Officer Emily Rittman says police and firefighters were called to a home in the 6600 block...
A Shawnee house fire that caused a stairway collapse and trapped four fighters has turned into a teachable moment. While the fire led to no serious injuries or death, the Shawnee Fire Department created a committee to investigate what happened...
For the second time in five days, a prominent Johnson County barbecue restaurant has suffered fire damage. Overland Park and Lenexa firefighters were called to Q39, 11051 Antioch Road, at 9:44 p.m. Wednesday. Jason Rhodes, spokesperson for the Overland Park Fire...
Firefighters from four area fire departments responded to a building fire late Wednesday night in southwestern Shawnee. Crews were dispatched to 8180 Cole Pkwy., just west of 83rd Street and Kansas Highway 7, at 11:10 p.m. Someone leaving a FedEx warehouse...
Updated: Saturday, June 24, 7 a.m. Investigators say an electrical failure caused a Shawnee house fire early Friday morning. Four people, including two juveniles ages 9 and 16, escaped the fire and had to be hospitalized with smoke inhalation. All are...