Jun 11, 2024

Woman hospitalized, puppies rescued after KC area house fire

Posted Jun 11, 2024 11:00 AM
Photo KCFD
Photo KCFD

KANSAS CITY — Authorities are investigating the cause of a house fire that sent woman to the hospital.

Just before 10:30 a.m. Monday, the Kansas City Fire Department crew responded on a mutual aid fire with Raytown Fire Department in 9200 block of E. 61 Street in Raytown, according to KCFD Battalion Chief Michael Hopkins.

First crews on scene at the story and half residence reported light smoke showing. The calling party indicated that an elderly occupant with limited mobility was located upstairs in the home.

Raytown Fire quickly located the woman and removed her from the residence, where she was evaluated by EMS and transported to a local hospital for further evaluation related to smoke inhalation.

Along with the resident, a mama dog and her five puppies were located and removed from the smokey conditions. The fire was quickly located in the sub-basement and extinguished. No other injuries were reported.