An apartment building fire at 10:13 p.m. July 4 at 1127 N. 32nd claimed the life of a dog.
The dog lived in the apartment where the fire started, according to Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department officials. The fire is under investigation.
None of the people who lived at the apartment was injured in the fire, the Fire Department spokesman said. The Red Cross was called to help two adults.
Everyone had evacuated the 12-unit structure when crews arrived, within 4 minutes of the call, he said.
Crews reported fire coming from the second floor of the two-story building when they arrived, according to the spokesman.
Located in a second-floor apartment, the fire was brought under control in 15 minutes and contained to one apartment. Two other apartments suffered water damage, the spokesman said. There were no injuries to residents or firefighters.
The estimated damage to the structure and contents is $40,000, the Fire Department said.