Overland Park & Leawood

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Leawood receives clean audit for fiscal year 2016

Accounting firm RubinBrown presented a clean audit for Leawood’s 2016 fiscal year. The council received the 115-page comprehensive annual financial report at its meeting Monday. The audit will be available on the city’s website within the week.

Overland Park & Leawood

Massive fire in Overland Park

A massive eight-alarm fire consumed an apartment building under construction at a multimillion-dollar development in Overland Park and sparked blazes at many homes in the nearby neighborhoods. The blaze broke out in a four-story unoccupied apartment building in the CityPlace development at the southeast corner of College Boulevard and Nieman Road.

Overland Park & Leawood

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire

Overland Park's March 20 fire destroyed one building under construction at College Blvd. and Nieman Road and damaged more than 20 nearby homes. Fire Chief Bryan Dehner said investigators are now working to determine what caused the blaze. This video includes footage from Overland Park Fire Department.

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Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development

Pauletta Ashby and her son Damian Ashby returned to their Overland Park home Tuesday afternoon near the CityPlace development, only to find everything was burnt and gone. Pauletta recounted how she survived the eight-alarm fire while salvaging few remaining stuffs in the house that are important to her.
Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star
Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development 3:01

Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire 2:44

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire

Five things to know: The Overland Park apartment fire 1:51

Five things to know: The Overland Park apartment fire

Massive fire in Overland Park 2:21

Massive fire in Overland Park