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FireA fire at a vacant home Sept. 26 at 913 Oakland Ave., Kansas City, Kan., is under investigation. (Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department photo)
A fire at a vacant home at 913 Oakland Ave. is under investigation, according to a Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department spokesman.
The home was a total loss, estimated at $35,000.
The spokesman said crews were on the scene within 3 minutes of the call at 7:34 a.m. Sept. 26.
They saw heavy fire coming through the front of the one-story wood-framed structure.
Crews were unable to make an interior attack because of the inegrity of the structure, the spokesman said. The fire was fought in defensive mode only.
Crews contained the fire to the structure and had the fire under control within 50 minutes, according to the spokesman.
The fire investigator responded to the scene. There were no injuries.