No injuries are being reported after a Kansas City, Kan., residence fire that began early Friday.
Firefighters responding about 2:45 a.m. to the 2600 block of Armstrong Avenue discovered fire in the rear of the one-story frame house.
Although neighbors thought two people might be inside the home, crews found no one. It took firefighters 45 minutes to control the blaze. Authorities considered the home a total loss, with damage estimated at $70,000.
The fire’s cause is still under investigation.
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