Enduring Kansas City 2024 Fire & Ice Winter Blast

This post merely provides a collection of info for our KICK-ASS TKC READERS on the topic of winter misery, advice and the constant reminder . . .


Also, checking furnaces, space heaters & pets isn't a bad idea.

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'It's tough right now': Frigid weather impacting business at restaurants in Kansas City

Kansas City Restaurant Week has been impacted by the freezing temperatures that have hit the Midwest.

Care Beyond the Boulevard provides free health services for homeless amidst winter challenges

Through the extreme cold temperatures, Care Beyond the Boulevard, a Kansas City, Missouri-based nonprofit, offers the homeless community free health services to address critical health concerns.

Family IDs young boy killed in Independence house fire

Three-year-old Leeland Poole died Saturday after a house fire near James Downey Road and 23rd Street in Independence, police say.

Frigid temps bring challenges to Kansas City-area fire departments

The departments FOX4 talked to also say the conditions have made fighting the increased number of fires challenging.

KU Hospital: 11 people treated, 9 admitted, with frostbite in last week

The University of Kansas Hospital has treated 59 people - including 11 people for frostbite, nine of whom were admitted to the Burnett Burn Center - during the last week for weather-related injuries.

KU Health System: Nearly 60 patients since snow storm last week, arctic air this week

The hospital has seen 59 patients, and eight have been admitted, ranging from ages 15 to 88.

Man dies from injuries after bicycle crash in Overland Park

A man has died from injuries after a Jan. 2 bicycle crash at the intersection of West 95th and Hadley streets in Overland Park, Kansas.

Fires common this time of year; KC-area firefighters answer why

The Kansas City area has seen multiple fires throughout the body-numbing January cold snap. The Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department said its crews responded to 26 fires in the last 16 days.

Lee's Summit Fire Department: Extension cords to blame for house fire

An early investigation revealed that an electrical issue caused the fire due to the use of a space heater with a power strip and extension cord.

Semi repair shop in south KC suffers significant damage in overnight fire

The Kansas City Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire in south Kansas City at a commercial building.

Lee's Summit Fire Department sends out warning on space heaters after fourplex goes up in flames

Investigators say someone was using a propane space heater to warm their car when the car and garage caught fire

Family of 7 displaced in another Kansas City house fire

Kansas City fire officials say a family of 7 was displaced Tuesday in a house fire near Garner and Monroe avenues in Northeast Kansas City.

One hospitalized with critical injuries following house fire in Shawnee

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire in Shawnee that sent one person to the hospital with critical injuries.

'It means everything': Operation Breakthrough's snow services continue to impact working families

Operation Breakthrough education center is opening its doors Tuesday for parents and families needing help because of the weather. The center was closed Monday for MLK Day.

Family pooch saved from 2-alarm blaze this morning | Northeast News

Tuesday morning at approximately 11:30am, Kansas City, MO Fire crews responded to a house fire in the 3700 block of Garner Avenue. Upon arrival, crews reported smoke and fire showing...

How are Kansas City-area school districts making up snow days?

Many Kansas City-area school districts have had multiple snow days already. That could mean extra days added at the end of the school year.

Northeast plumber gives tips for preventing frozen pipes | Northeast News

By JOSHUA PHILLIPSNortheast NewsOriginally published February 5, 2014 It is typical to assume that all winter hazards occur outdoors in the cold; however, one indoor hazard can ruin a home. As...

Thawing out before refreeze this weekend

Dangerous cold returns for the weekend

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