We normally don't cover fire stories but this one seems important.
Just a few deets in the aftermath . . .
One firefighter was injured battling the two-alarm blaze that started shortly before midnight Thursday at the Broadmoor Court Apartments in the 6600 block of West 83rd Street, said Shayn Hurst, risk manager for the Overland Park Fire Department in a news release.
The firefighter was taken to a hospital and was in stable condition, Hurst said.
Firefighters from the Overland Park Fire Department and Johnson County Consolidated Fire District No. 2 responded to the blaze along with Johnson County Med-Act. While en route, firefighters were told there were people possibly trapped inside.
The first crews on the scene reported heavy smoke coming from one of the buildings in the apartment complex. Firefighters rescued the woman, child and dog from a window while other fire crews attacked the fire, Hurst said.
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A late Thursday night fire at the Broadmoor Court Apartments in Overland Park, Kansas, left 15 people displaced, a firefighter injured and one dog dead. Crews with the Overland Park Fire Department were called to the apartment complex just before midnight and were notified of possible victims trapped inside the building.
Fifteen people are without a home after a late-night apartment fire in Overland Park, Kansas.The fire at the Broadmoor Court Apartments on West 83rd Street near Metcalf happened just before midnight. A firefighter was injured but is stable at the hospital. A dog died in the fire.