A memorial near U.S. 71 and 87th Street in south Kansas City honors six firefighters who were killed there in an explosion on Nov. 29, 1988. Janice Offill explained to her then-4-year-old son, Sean, the importance of a new plaque displaying ‘A Fireman’s Prayer.’ Offill’s brother, Michael Oldham, was one of the men who died in the blast.
A memorial near U.S. 71 and 87th Street in south Kansas City honors six firefighters who were killed there in an explosion on Nov. 29, 1988. Janice Offill explained to her then-4-year-old son, Sean, the importance of a new plaque displaying ‘A Fireman’s Prayer.’ Offill’s brother, Michael Oldham, was one of the men who died in the blast. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com
A memorial near U.S. 71 and 87th Street in south Kansas City honors six firefighters who were killed there in an explosion on Nov. 29, 1988. Janice Offill explained to her then-4-year-old son, Sean, the importance of a new plaque displaying ‘A Fireman’s Prayer.’ Offill’s brother, Michael Oldham, was one of the men who died in the blast. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com

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