One KCK firefighter was hurt battling flames in an automotive lot

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - One Kansas City firefighter was injured after battling flames at an automotive lot in the 6800 block of State Avenue Friday morning.

The fire occurred at Raceway Auto. A battalion chief said 19 cars and the exterior of the building were damaged in the blaze.

Police said someone noticed the flames around 5 a.m. and called authorities. Several of the burned cars were reportedly vandalized.

One of the firefighters cut his hand on some glass and was transported to an area hospital.

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