KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It’s been 30 years since an explosion claimed the lives of six Kansas City firefighters.
Thomas Fry, Gerald Halloran, Luther Hurd, James Kilventon Jr., Robert D. McKarnin and Michael Oldham – were killed in a massive early-morning explosion at a construction site near 71-Highway in southeast Kansas City. The explosions were ruled to be caused by arson at a construction trailer loaded with tens of thousands of pounds of explosives.
See video of the memorial built in their memory in the video player above.
FOX4 will air a special report from Dave D'Marko Thursday, Nov. 29 after Thursday Night Football. Join us as we look back on their lives and that tragic day.