Kansas City Coates House Fire Remembered

This note came up in the news cycle and it's worth remembering as the colder weather is closer than we think along with harsh times for hobos in flop houses . . . Here's the story so that we don't forget . . .

"The fire claimed 20 lives, marking it as the deadliest fire in Kansas City's history."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

KMBC 70 Years: The deadliest fire in Kansas City, Missouri's history

The Coates House Hotel was engulfed by a four-alarm fire that erupted around 4 a.m.