A three-story building collapsed Oct. 12 as Kansas City firefighters battled a blaze on Independence Boulevard. Firefighters John Mesh and Larry Leggio died.
A three-story building collapsed Oct. 12 as Kansas City firefighters battled a blaze on Independence Boulevard. Firefighters John Mesh and Larry Leggio died. T. Rob Brown Special to The Star
A three-story building collapsed Oct. 12 as Kansas City firefighters battled a blaze on Independence Boulevard. Firefighters John Mesh and Larry Leggio died. T. Rob Brown Special to The Star

A loud crack and an avalanche of bricks — a KC firefighter recalls escaping death

December 05, 2015 5:12 PM