Fire escapes fireplace, whips up inside wall of Northland home

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A fire escaped the fireplace in which it was supposed to stay contained and leaped up inside the home’s wall, causing a scare on the morning after Christmas.

The flames climbed to the second floor and into the attic of the home in the 9200 block of NE 112th Street in Kansas City’s Northland.

Two people escaped safely.

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