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Residents escape intense Kansas City house fire, one through a window

Residents of a house near 37th Street and Wayne Avenue safely escaped when flames engulfed their house early Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Kansas City. One man, who had a handicap, had to go through a window, according to media reports.
Residents of a house near 37th Street and Wayne Avenue safely escaped when flames engulfed their house early Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Kansas City. One man, who had a handicap, had to go through a window, according to media reports. The Star

Residents of a house near 37th Street and Wayne Avenue safely escaped when flames engulfed their Kansas City house early Wednesday.

One man, who has a handicap, had to escape through a window, according to media reports.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze by 2:45 a.m.

KMBC reported that some of the firefighters who responded to the fire were the same ones who battled the three-alarm warehouse fire Tuesday afternoon on Southwest Boulevard.

Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire at a three-story warehouse on Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon.

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

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