Tonight we're taking a look at a quick but hopeful note from one of THE ABSOLUTE BEST TKC READERS who was on the scene of today's blaze with her KICK-ASS hubby and shares a bit of citizen journalism with our blog community.
Here's the story . . .
"Just spoke to a Buzzard Beach worker. He said they were lucky. Both of the bars (upper and lower were not damaged. Only 1 window had to be knocked out. It was mostly contained to the patio. They will reopen in a month or 2. Employees working at Johnny Kaw's/Yardbar called Fire Dept. It had only been burning noticeably 20 minutes or so. They think it was electrical or lightning and the heavy rain saved the bar . . .
"Peeps are so upset and think all the old school bars are being run out of Westport."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
A popular bar and patio in the Westport neighborhood area of Kansas City, Missouri was badly damaged by fire Tuesday. Fire crews were called to Buzzard Beach on Pennsylvania Avenue around 10:20 a.m. after someone called 911 to report seeing smoke and fire coming from the venue.
Developing . . .