A fire on a crane loading semi-trailers onto railroad cars caused an estimated $700,000 in damage Wednesday morning in Kansas City, Kan.
Twenty-five firefighters worked for about 30 minutes to control the blaze that was reported shortly before 8:30 a.m. at a railroad yard at 720 S. 38th St.
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The crane caught fire while loading trucks onto train cars. The crane operator was able to get out of the cab safely and Hazmat crews contained a fuel leak. The crane was worth about $1.2 million, according to the fire department. There were no injuries.