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Downtown Kansas City fire knocks out power to 20 KCP&L customers

A fire Monday afternoon knocked out power to about 20 customers in downtown Kansas City. Crews have restored power to some of the customers.
A fire Monday afternoon knocked out power to about 20 customers in downtown Kansas City. Crews have restored power to some of the customers. The Star

A fire knocked out power to about 20 KCP&L customers in downtown Kansas City Monday afternoon.

The fire was reported about 1:24 p.m., and affected customers were in an area generally bounded by Broadway and Main Street and 18th to 20th streets, said Rebecca Galati, a spokeswoman for KCP&L.

Crews have restored power to some of the customers affected by the outage.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb

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