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Olathe Fire Department battles house fire Saturday

1030 north clinton street house fire
Posted at 12:32 PM, Jan 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-15 18:20:19-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Four people were hospitalized after a house fire Saturday morning in Olathe.

The Olathe Fire Department responded to a fire at 8:15 a.m. at 1030 North Clinton Street.

One adult in the house was rescued from a window above the house's garage by firefighters.

Two other adults and one teenager were able to leave the house on their own.

All individuals were transported to an area hospital in stable condition after suffering smoke inhalation. One adult also received minor burns.

According to the fire department, objects in the house fueled the fire and caused it to spread.

The house has been deemed unsafe to be inside due to damage from the fire.

Firefighters controlled the fire in about two hours using water from seven different lines.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Olathe Fire Department but may remain unknown due to the extent of the damage.