KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nobody was injured in three separate fires in relative proximity to each other early Thursday afternoon.
The house fires took place at 11th and Myrtle, the 3800 block of E. 10th Terrace, and 9th and Cleveland.
On Friday, police had charged Matthew J. Ballard with 2nd degree arson in relation to the fires.
KCMO Fire Chief Paul Berardi tweeted a photo of firefighters working to extinguish the fire on E. 10th Terrace.
3800 block of E 10th Terr. First of three workers in 10 minutes. Defensive operation no injuries pic.twitter.com/sXjwWthXsj— Paul Berardi (@KCMOFireChief) March 20, 2014