Updated: October 6, 2012 - 4:29am
Six area fire departments responded this morning on a high rise fire in Overland Park.
Video courtesy: Overland Park Fire Department
Officials say the call was dispatched shortly after 1 a.m. at 9350 Metcalf Avenue. Fire crews arrived to report heavy fire showing from the roof of an 11 floor office building. A high-rise alarm was immediately dispatched.
Overland Park Fire Department spokesperson Jason Rhodes says fire crews made access to the roof and quickly knocked down a fire in a rooftop cooling unit. Firefighters spend about an additional hour conducting overhaul operations and making sure the fire was completely extinguished.
|Photo courtesy: Overland Park Fire Department|
Fire crews from Consolidated Fire District #2, Leawood, Lenexa, Merriam, Olathe and Shawnee Fire along with Johnson County Med-Act and Johnson County Emergency Communications assisted with this incident.
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