TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! FIRST IMAGES FROM KANSAS CITY COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA CATASTROPHIC EXPLOSION AND INFERNO!!!
Thanks to AWESOME TKC TIPSTERS of the pix of a massive blaze on The Plaza!!!
Near JJ's and The West Edge . . . CNN says a vehicle hit a gas main.
And so . . .
THE PLAZA BURNS AND KCFD AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES NOW ATTEMPT TO BLOCK OFF THE AREA!!!
A look at the crowd right after the BLAZE/EXPLOSION ROCKED THE PLAZA . . .
Stay Tuned for more links as pretty much every media outlet swarms the area . . . Again, thaks to TKC TIPSTERS for giving us a look FIRST. Natch.
LINKS FOLLOWING CITIZEN MEDIA COVERAGE . . .
KMBC: Watch Live on KMBC: 11 injuries reported in explosion near Country Club Plaza
Fox4: Gas explosion causes large fire near the Plaza; evacuations underway
KSHB: Car hits gas line, sparks fire on Plaza
Live comments, pictures on Plaza fire coverage
Pitch: J.J.'s Wine Bar near the Plaza engulfed in flames
At JJ's, woman smelled gas before blast
Plaza explosion 'felt like a bomb'
Mayor Sly James is at the scene right now and delivered a few remarks about meeting with the owner and working with KCFD.
Authorities say that the gas lines which are thought to have started the blaze are cut off.
I've heard 3 (now listed as 1) unaccounted for but some mainstream media newsies are saying no fatalities officially reported so far . . .
CHECK OUT AN INSPIRING MESSAGE FROM KANSAS CITY HOTEL MAGNATE DOUG GAMBLE OFFERING ASSISTANCE!!!
"The Q Hotel is offering free rooms tonight for those impacted by the JJ's fire. Hotel number is 816.931.0001
Locals need to help out locals!"
DEVELOPING . . .