Fire at 82nd and Ohio under investigation

A fire that caused $120,000 damage to a home at 8206 Ohio Ave. is under investigation, according to the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department.

A spokesman said the fire appeared to have started in the bedroom of the single-family home about 11:47 p.m. Jan. 25.

When fire crews arrived, within 2 minutes, they saw heavy black smoke coming from the single-story wood-framed structure, the spokesman said.

Residents had already left the building after being alerted by smoke alarms, the spokesman said.

The fire was extinguished within 40 minutes, according to the Fire Department.

The loss estimate is $100,000 to the property and $20,000 to the contents; the pre-fire value was $120,000, the Fire Department stated.

There were no injuries, the spokesman said.

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