Infant dies in Shawnee household fire early Sunday morning

Infant dies in Shawnee household fire early Sunday morning


Firefighters arrive on the scene of residence engulfed by flames early Sunday early morning. Investigators say an infant died in the hearth, and quite a few other folks escaped the property with out harm. The fireplace is less than investigation. Image credit rating Mike Frizzell.

Shawnee Fireplace officials confirm an infant died in a house hearth early Sunday early morning in close proximity to 69th Street and Larsen Lane.

Many 911 phone calls from neighbors alerted police and firefighters about 12:50 Sunday early morning.

Shawnee, Overland Park and Consolidated Fire District No. 2 firefighters were called to the house at 10502 West 69th Terrace.

Recorded radio targeted traffic from Shawnee police indicates that the dwelling was engulfed in flames when officers arrived.

Officers alerted neighbors to the fire and briefly evacuated people promptly next doorway.

Firefighters assault the fireplace as a result of the garage as smoke billows via the roof. Photograph credit rating Mike Frizzell.

Firefighters attacked the fire for about 20 minutes from the exterior until eventually they had knocked down more than enough of the flames that it was risk-free for them to enter and commence seeking for everyone continue to inside of.

As firefighters knocked down the flames, a man on a bike drove into the side garden from 69th Avenue, dumping the bicycle on its facet and sprinting in direction of the entrance doorway.

The man was restrained by a police officer and hearth division security officer. Recorded radio visitors signifies that police have detained the gentleman.

A Shawnee Fire captain walks back again to the command put up from the residence after crews had place the fireplace largely out. Picture credit Mike Frizzell.

Shawnee Deputy Fireplace Chief Corey Sands confirms many folks escaped from the house without injuries prior to law enforcement or firefighters arrived.

No 1 was ready to get to an toddler, who perished in the hearth, investigators say.

Sands states the Shawnee Police Section will be assisting with the investigation, as is regular with any fire fatality.

Test again with this report for updates as they develop into available from law enforcement and hearth officials.

Mike Frizzell is a freelance crime and fireplace reporter who operates Operation 100 News.