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Kansas City, MO – UPDATE: Child Dies After House Fire at 7000 N Avalon St

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Kansas City, MO (July 19, 2021) – Officers with the Kansas City Police Department say that a third young victim has died after a house fire occurred last week in the 7000 block of North Avalon Street. Police said the 4-year-old child tragically died on Monday, July 19, as a result of injuries from the fire.… Continue reading Kansas City, MO – UPDATE: Child Dies After House Fire at 7000 N Avalon St

Kansas City, MO – Two Killed, Three Injured in House Fire at 7200 N Avalon St

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Kansas City, MO (July 14, 2021) – Officers from the Kansas City Police Department say that two people died following a house fire that occurred on Wednesday morning, July 14, in the Northland area. Police say that, in addition to the two deceased victims, two more people sustained critical injuries. A third victim was reportedly in… Continue reading Kansas City, MO – Two Killed, Three Injured in House Fire at 7200 N Avalon St

Burn Incidence and Treatment Facts

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A severe burn injury can cause physical and emotional pain — and the treatments and therapies throughout the healing and recovery process can pose financial burdens for the victim and their family. Whether work-related or caused by a traumatic accident, here are some facts on how often burn injuries occur and how they are treated.… Continue reading Burn Incidence and Treatment Facts

The Psychological Challenges Burn Survivors Face

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The Impact of Burn Injuries on Mental Health Suffering a severe burn injury is a devastating and traumatic event. Not only do victims face a long recovery, but they are also up against life-threatening complications. They must undergo various treatments and medical procedures such as skin grafting. Undergoing treatments and the day-to-day pain can take… Continue reading The Psychological Challenges Burn Survivors Face

Can You Recover From a Severe Burn Injury?

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The Prognosis of a Severe Burn We’ve all experienced a mild burn in our lifetime, such as a sunburn or burn from accidentally touching a hot stove. However, when an accident occurs and causes a severe burn injury that can be life-threatening, the healing process can be a long and difficult one. Here’s what you… Continue reading Can You Recover From a Severe Burn Injury?

Raytown, MO – One Killed & Four Injured in Fire on Blue Ridge Cutoff

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Raytown, MO (October 5, 2020) – A fire incident at an assisted living facility in the Raytown area claimed one victim’s life and left several others injured. At approximately 9:30 p.m., on October 3, the firefighters in Raytown responded to the scene of a fire incident on Blue Ridge Cutoff. Reports show that a fire broke… Continue reading Raytown, MO – One Killed & Four Injured in Fire on Blue Ridge Cutoff