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KCFD battles brush fires in Northland

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Posted at 5:32 PM, Mar 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-07 18:39:58-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 5:34 p.m. | A KCFD spokesperson said that no structures were involved with the fires.

ORIGINAL STORY | Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters are battling a string of brush fires Saturday afternoon in the Northland.

Crews responded around 4:11 p.m. to the area of 152 Highway and North Platte Purchase Road. As of 5:30 p.m., crews still were on scene.

KCFD and “outside mutual-aid agencies” have responded to the incident, KCFD said in a tweet.

Traffic is being diverted at Platte Purchase Road, according to KCFD.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.