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Smoke seen for miles as crews battle Gladstone house fire

Posted: 10:31 AM, Apr 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-19 20:19:44Z

GLADSTONE, Mo. – Fire crews from Gladstone, Riverside and Kansas City, Mo. battled a house fire Thursday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched just after 10 a.m. to the house, located in the 4400 block of Belleview Avenue.

SKYTRACKER video showed a large house on fire, with smoke billowing into the sky.

A press release from the Gladstone Fire Department said a captain and firefighter fell from the second floor of the house while battling the blaze.

One member was transported to the hospital for treatment and later released. The other injured person was treated on the scene.

The fire was extinguished around 12:30 p.m.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.