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4 people rescued in Overland Park 3-alarm apartment fire

Missing occupant located safe
Overland Park Fire crews battling three- alarm apartment fire
Posted at 2:46 AM, Dec 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-08 09:33:25-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Overland Park Fire Department is battling a three-alarm fire at an apartment building in the 9200 block of Newton.

Firefighters were called to the complex just after 1 a.m., with reports of possible trapped victims.

OPFD rescued four victims from the building.

Crews were unable to conduct a search of the apartment where the fire originated due to heavy fire.

One occupant was unaccounted for until just after 8 a.m. They were located safe at a different location.

One firefighter suffered minor injuries from fighting the fire.

Units from Leawood, Lenexa and Shawnee were called in to assist.

Residents from the entire building will be displaced. Red Cross is assisting.