Fire at home on 67th Street under investigation

A fire at a home at 628 N. 67th is under investigation, a Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department spokesman said.

Firefighters responded to the fire about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 9.

Crews arrived within 3 minutes of the call and saw fire showing from the roof of the split-level wood-framed home, according to the spokesman.

Searches confirmed the structure had recently been vacated, the spokesman said.

Fire was found in both the basement and upper levels, and was knocked down within 10 minutes, according to the spokesman. Crews continued to hit hot spots during an overhaul.

The estimated damage to the structure and contents is $4,000, according to the Fire Department. The home was valued at $46,000 before the fire.

The spokesman said the fire investigator responded to the scene, and the fire is under investigation. There were no injuries.

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