Home in Gladstone burns; family safe

Several cats died in the fire

GLADSTONE, Missouri - A home in Gladstone caught fire about 1 p.m., Sunday.

The home is on the 4000 block of NE 60th Street in Gladstone. All the family members have escaped safely, according to witnesses at the scene. Members of the Kansas City Fire Department are assisting Gladstone FD.

While everybody was able to escape unharmed, a Gladstone firefighter said, several cats perished. Investigators have yet to determine how the fire started, but said about 90 percent of the home was damaged.

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