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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Two alarm house fire in JoCo

Posted: August 12, 2014 - 2:36am
Updated: August 12, 2014 - 12:58pm

Firefighters from three area departments were on the scene of a two alarm house fire early Tuesday.

Leawood Police say a passerby reported flames from the back of a home near College Boulevard and Mission Road at 2:16 a.m.. Police and fire units were dispatched to the area to investigate the report. At 2:19 a.m., dispatchers received an automatic fire alarm from a home at 4109 West 110th Terrace.

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Police arrived at 2:21 a.m. and reported visible fire from the home on 110th Terrace. Officers quickly contacted the residents and confirmed that everyone was out of the home.

Fire units started arriving at 2:23 a.m. and reported the fire was through the roof of the single story home. A second alarm was dispatched at 2:32 a.m.. The second alarm brought in additional manpower, equipment, and a Johnson County Med-Act Special Operations Unit. The special Med-Act unit serves as a firefighter rehydration and cooling area.

A neighboring home was evacuated as a precaution.

The fire was reported under control at 2:23 a.m.. The cause remains under investigation.

No injuries have been reported.

Fire crews on the scene were from the Leawood Fire Department, Overland Park Fire Department, and Consolidated Fire District No. 2.

Firefighters from Johnson County Fire District No. 2, the Lenexa Fire Department, and the Olathe Fire Department and are filling in at fire stations in Leawood and Overland Park.

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