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Fire crews and police responded to a structure fire in North Lawrence around 6 p.m. Saturday in a lot behind the Slow Ride Roadhouse, 350 N. Third St. Crews arrived to find thick, black smoke and 15-foot flames shooting from an empty trailer home.
Fire crews and police responded to a fire about 10:30 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of Park Hill Terrace, just north of Broken Arrow School.
Fire crews and police responded to a fire about 8:30 a.m. Friday at a house in the 1200 block of Connecticut Street, where smoke was seen pouring out of windows on the second and third floors.
A structure fire was reported at 612 Indiana St.
Fire crews responded to a house fire at 1132 New York St. shortly before 8:45 a.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported, but portions of the home sustained heavy damage. By Shaun Hittle
Fire crews are responding to a brush fire in Douglas County, in the 400 block of North 2100 Road.
A fire damaged a boat, a trailer and at least one home in the 300 block of North Fourth Street about noon Thursday.
An abandoned house at 1564 North 600 Road was allowed to burn down late Saturday night.
The fire that destroyed a house three miles west of Lecompton this morning was caused by a faulty electrical cord, according to a state fire marshal's report.
Eudora city and Eudora township firefighters responded to a chimney fire around 7 p.m. Saturday near 12th and Elm Streets.
Sunny and comfortable weather in the forecast today with a high of 67 degrees. Winds will be out of the NW around 10 mph. Partly cloudy skies overnight and cool, with lows dipping into the mid 40s. Even warmer weather ...
A storm slowly taking shape out to our west will turn winds, gusting at times up to 20 mph, from the southeast. The south bit of the wind will help to draw some warmer air into Northeast Kansas, Wednesday. Highs ...
We should see mostly sunny skies today as temperatures reach well into the 40s. We'll have mostly clear skies tonight, which will drop the temperature back down into the 20s. Expect temperatures to skyrocket into the upper-50s on Saturday. We'll ...
Expect snow to begin falling early this afternoon. We will be in a winter advisory for much of the day. Snow will continue to fall overnight resulting in 2-4 inches of snow by morning. Expect a high today around 20. ...
Showers are expected off and on through the morning. The wind will be out of the north between 10-20 mph with gusts near 30 leaving our daytime high at a cool 68 degrees. Our skies will clear for the evening ...
Expect rain showers for the afternoon as clouds and a strong south wind begin to build in for the afternoon. Our high temperature will top out at 76 degrees with a south wind between 10-20 mph with gusts near 25. ...
After a cool start to the day, plenty of sunshine will help keep our temperatures in the mid 80's. Look for an afternoon high around 85 degrees with a light wind out of the southeast by late-day. Our evening temperature ...
Some patchy fog in the morning, but clearing out to be a hot and sunny day. House fire near campus caused by illegal use of fireworks: An early morning fire destroyed the home of eight KU students at 1005 Indiana. ...
Crews respond to a fire at the intersection of Locust and North Fourth streets Thursday afternoon in North Lawrence.
Fire crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex at 2413 Ousdahl Road Tuesday morning around 7:15 a.m.
Crews work to put out a fire at the Peppertree Apartment complex, 2100 Heatherwood Drive
Crews respond to a fire Tuesday morning at the Gaslight Village mobile home park on 31st Street.
Dr. Roger Boyd of Baker University, along with volunteers, participated in a controlled burn of the Baker Wetlands, Thursday April 5, 2012. The burn took place south of Lawrence, and is conducted annually to clear old grass, eliminate weeds and promote new growth.
Crews respond to an early-afternoon fire at the Meadowbrook Apartment complex.
Roger and Camay Guillory and their 9 children lost their rural Douglas County home in a fire early Friday morning.
A fire destroyed Peggy Mersmann-Laptad's home on Sept. 29, but two of her dogs saved her boyfriend's life by waking him in time to escape. Mersmann-Laptad says her dogs continue to keep her going as she picks up her life after the fire. Photos of the fire by Nick Krug.
Fire crews worked to put out a fire in the 2200 block of Rodeo Drive around midnight Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011.
Peggy Mersmann-Laptad talks about the fire that destroyed her home, early Thursday morning, in North Lawrence, 1439 N. 1900