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Parents glad kids are OK after fire near day care

Vacant house fire 27th and Brighton
Posted at 6:22 PM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 19:22:06-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A fire ripped through a vacant house near East 27th Street and Brighton Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, around 3:20 p.m. Thursday.

Next door to the house is a day care.

There were about half a dozen toddlers inside at the time, but the day care owner said everyone was alright.

The owner also told 41 Action News there was no damage to their building.

Officials with the Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department could not comment on whether or not squatters were inside the house at the time.

KCFD said the cause of the fire is under investigation.