Kansas City, MO (September 10, 2021) – Officers with the Kansas City Police Department say that one person is dead after a fire early Thursday morning, September 9, in the city’s Northland.
The incident happened around 1:00 a.m. at the Northwoods Apartments near the intersection of NW 69th Terrace and North Robinson Lane. When crews responded, they discovered two victims, one who was later pronounced dead by the fire department. The other victim was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.
The Bomb and Arson teams also responded to the scene.
The investigation is ongoing, however, and further details have not been provided.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal House Fires in Missouri
House fires frequently cause their victims to suffer severe or even fatal injuries. Smoke inhalation is a very common injury, as are severe burns that can cause fatal infections. Fire departments nationwide deal with an estimated 354,400 house and apartment fires annually nationwide. Residential structure fires cause the deaths of 2,000 people and the injuries of 10,000 more every year.
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Kansas City Personal Injury Attorneys
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