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Third Child Dies After Kansas City House Fire; Victims Identified

The Kansas City Police Department, which responded to the blaze in the 7200 block of North Avalon Street, identified the victims as 10-year-old Chace Freeman, 4-year-old Achilles Hardy and 2-year-old Maxwell Hardy.

Retired Kansas City, KS, Fire Department Battalion Chief Dies After Crash

David Pittaway, 66, was taken to a hospital on Friday afternoon after he was hit by a car traveling in the southbound lane of I-35.

Kansas City, Missouri Firefighters Injured in Response Crash

The fire engine was responding to a structure fire and had entered the intersection against a red light, with its lights and siren working.

Labor Agreement Address Racial Bias in Kansas City Fire Department

The department's proposed contract with Local 42 would end a practice that often excluded Black firefighters from choice assignments at busy stations.

Jury Awards $2.4M to Former Kansas Firefighter in Discrimination Case

Black firefighters were frequently moved into one fire station, often passed over for promotions and were not actively recruited to work for a department serving a racially diverse city.

Black Firefighters Testify About Race Issues in Kansas City Fire Department

The trial is testing competing evidence and conflicting testimony between Harris and Unified Government officials.

Police Don Fire Gear at Kansas City Standoff

Police and firefighters worked together to extinguish the fire.

Multiple Rescues at Kansas City Fire

Dozens of calls reporting a working fire.

Kansas City Union Calls for Removal of Fire Chief

Union leaders raised concerns about increased emergency response times "due to poor decisions and bad policy."

Kansas City Considers Outside Lawyers in Racism, Harassment Probe

Investigation detailed decades of systemic racism and sexism tolerated by KCFD and City Hall officials.


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