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Historic home near Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art catches fire

Historic home near Nelson Atkins Museum catches fire
Posted at 5:46 AM, Feb 10, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-10 12:39:22-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Early Friday morning, a historic home near the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art caught fire.

Emergency crews were called just after 3:30 a.m. to 4545 Kenwood Avenue.

Smoke and fire were reported from the roof of the large multi-story home.

Firefighters backed out of the home and began to fight the flames with an aerial truck.

A fire chief on scene says a family of three was able to escape without injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.