KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City firefighters battled the heat and flames fighting a fire at a duplex early Friday afternoon.

Emergency crews responded to the fire near East 55th Street and Wayne Avenue around 12:20 p.m.

It took about 10 minutes for firefighters to get the flames and smoke under control.

Paramedics transported one person to a hospital, but the extent of the person’s injuries are not known at this time.

An investigation into the fire is underway.

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