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. This video was originally published March 20, 2017.
Tammy LjungbladThe Kansas City Star
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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.
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. This video was originally published March 21, 2017.
A massive eight-alarm fire consumed an apartment building under construction at a multimillion-dollar development in Overland Park on March 20. The blaze sparked fires at many homes in the nearby. The video includes footage from Overland Park Fire and Jason Boatright.
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