17 people dead after duck boat capsizes at Table Rock Lake

Four families survive apartment fire, but two dogs die

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

OLATHE, Kan. — A fire killed two dogs and forced four families out of their apartments late Thursday night; thankfully their injuries are not serious.

Firefighters were called out to their building at about 11:30 p.m. near Ridgeview and Harold in Olathe.

Four families consisting of 11 people are now getting help from the Red Cross.

One woman was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation.

Firefighters say smoke alarms likely saved their lives.

“This could have turned out much worse,” Battalion Chief Bill Parker said. “The smoke alarms┬ásaved these people and everyone should make sure they have working detectors in their homes.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s