On Aug. 18, 1959, a gasoline tank exploded on Southwest Boulevard, killing six men, including five firefighters. Flames from the explosion soared 1,600 feet in the air.
On Aug. 18, 1959, a gasoline tank exploded on Southwest Boulevard, killing six men, including five firefighters. Flames from the explosion soared 1,600 feet in the air. File photo
On Aug. 18, 1959, a gasoline tank exploded on Southwest Boulevard, killing six men, including five firefighters. Flames from the explosion soared 1,600 feet in the air. File photo

KC’s fallen firefighters: More than 100 have died in line of duty

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  • Witness describes police chase that ended with shots fired in parking garage near KC city hall

    Chris Miller said he was waiting for the bus at 11th and Oak when he saw the police pursuit and heard gunshots being fired Monday afternoon. Two people were arrested following the chase.