Here's tonight's roundup of the scene that dominated evening news coverage . . . It's worth noting that the structure was vacant like a great many places of worship in the metro.
EPIC FIRE FIGHTER REAX!!!
Firefighters in Kansas City, Kansas, are battling a fire at an old church near 25th Street and Metropolitan Avenue.Fire crews were called at 5:15 p.m. to the old St. John the Divine Catholic Church. A large plume of smoke could be seen for miles.Fire crews had to rescue a family from a nearby building.There were no reports of injuries.The church had been vacant for years.
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - Fire crews are fighting a large church fire Tuesday night. Kansas City, Kansas, fire crews are battling a historic church fire located at 2511 Metropolitan Avenue. According to the address, this building is the now closed St. John the Divine Catholic Church.
KCK HISTORY BURNT DOWN!!!
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A 133-year-old historic church in Kansas City, Kansas' Argentine neighborhood has been ravaged by a massive fire Tuesday evening. Video shows St. John the Divine Catholic Church, built in 1887, engulfed in flames, black smoke rising thick and high in the air.
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