firefighters

Sam Masterson
June 19, 2020 - 1:54 pm
Firefighters share damage caused by hand sanitizer in car. They say a small bottle was left on the dashboard and caused a fire inside the car.
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Firefighters standing inside station in Kansas City, Kansas
Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department
Bill Grady
October 25, 2019 - 8:41 am
Kansas City, KS - Unified Government Commissioners in Wyandotte County have been told some of the fire stations are not livable. Fifteen of the 18 fire stations in the county do not meet the city's codes, according to the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 64, which delivered the...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
November 29, 2018 - 5:32 am
At 3:40 a.m., Nov. 29, 1988, six Kansas City, Mo. firefighters in two pumper trucks were dispatched to the report of a pickup truck on fire at a construction site near 87th Street and U.S. 71. It was their last call. On the 30th anniversary of the worst disaster in the history of the Kansas City...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 23, 2018 - 10:29 am
Kansas City, MO - A former nail salon manager has been found guilty of several felonies, including second degree murder for the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters. Following a week-long bench trial, a Jackson County judge also found Thu Hong Nguyen guilty of arson for setting the fire at a...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 16, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Kansas City, MO - The murder trial of a nail salon manager accused of starting a fire that killed two Kansas City firefighters began today. No jury has been seated. A judge will hear arguments in a bench trial and decide her fate. Thu Hong Nguyen has plead not guilty to arson, second-degree murder...
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Jim Cunningham
April 16, 2018 - 5:59 am
A study commissioned by the Ruderman Family Foundation finds that police officers, firefighters and emergency medics are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty. Flags are typically not lowered in the case of a first responder who takes his or her own life. That could lead to under-...
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Kansas City Fire Historical Society
Bill Grady
March 19, 2018 - 5:58 am
The Kansas City Fire Historical Society is showing off a restored piece of firefighting history - a 1927 Ahrens-Fox pumper engine. The fire engine is ready for public viewing after an extensive restoration, said Paul Ferguson, KCFHS president. "It works just like on day one," Ferguson said. "It...
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Bill Grady
January 04, 2018 - 6:14 am
United Government Mayor Mark Holland is squaring off against firefighters, alleging corruption within the Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department. A special session of the Unified Government Commissioners is scheduled for Thursday evening. Holland said firefighters are allowed to trade shifts on a...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Jim Cunningham
July 17, 2017 - 6:15 am
Law enforcement officials in the Kansas City metro area are dealing with 13 traffic fatalities in the past week. The latest person to die, 34-year-old Ryan Prince of Raymore, who crashed a motorcycle at a high rate of speed around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. "That's the last thing we want to do is dealing...
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