Resident suffers minor burns in home fire

A resident suffered minor burns to the face in a home fire on Monday afternoon in the 7900 block of Haskell Avenue.

According to the Kansas City, Kansas, Fire Department’s spokesman, a woman was taken to the hospital with minor burns to the face.

One dog perished in the fire, according to the fire report.

Firefighters answered the alarm at 1:46 p.m. Monday at the single-family home, and saw flames showing from the top of the building, according to the report.

The cause of the fire is undetermined and is under investigation, the fire report stated.

Two pumpers extinguished the fire, with help from a quint unit, according to the fire report. In all there were eight suppression units, three EMS units and six other units responding to the fire, totaling 41 fire personnel.

The estimated dollar loss to the property was $20,000, with contents loss estimated at $10,000, according to the Fire Department.

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