It has been 5 years since this tragedy and today, Northeast News offers one of the best write-ups we've seen about the aftermath and continued grief . . .
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Five years ago today on the evening of October 12, 2015, Kansas City, Mo. firefighters responded to a huge blaze in an aging, three story mixed-use building at 2600 Independence Blvd. The blaze would injure four Kansas City firefighters, claiming the lives of two Northeast natives and department veterans, Larry Leggio and John Mesh.