Tuesday, June 20, 2017
KANSAS CITY WESTSIDE INFERNO: SOUTHWEST BOULEVARD BURNS!!!
Kansas City burning sensation top story today . . .
Normally, we try not to blog fires because there's really nothing to debate on the topic.
However, this 3-Alarm blaze is nearby, stalled us in traffic and will most likely pave the way for more hipster luxury housing subsidized by City Hall.
Here's the best local look . . .
KCTV5: Massive fire erupts at furniture warehouse on Southwest Boulevard
Just a few quick facts on the topic . . .
- The smoke from this blaze stretched across the metro for miles . . .
- A few nearby buildings caught fire but were quickly extinguished . . .
- Local history buffs remind us this is near the site where 5 firefighters were killed fighting a blaze in the 50s.
THANKS TO SOME OF OUR BLOG COMMUNITY DENIZENS FOR SENDING PHOTOS!!!
Take a look:
Up close and the best look . . .
El Bryan was at the scene . . .
An overview from a KICK-ASS TKC reader:
KCUR: About 100 firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at a warehouse on Southwest Boulevard. Kansas City Fire Chief Paul Berardi says they received calls reporting the fire at Friday’s Only Furniture Outlet at 29th and Southwest Boulevard around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon.
KMBC: Fire chief says massive blaze started on 3rd floor of building
KSHB: 3-alarm fire engulfs business near downtown KC
Fox4: Raging furniture store fire attracts many spectators, including those at neighboring lumber yard
Developing . . .