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Firefighters respond to house fire near 23rd and Harper; no injuries reported

Lawrence fire crews extinguished a house fire Friday afternoon in the neighborhood southeast of 23rd and Harper streets.

Baldwin City duplex fire quickly extinguished

A Baldwin City man is back in his duplex apartment after a Sunday morning fire.

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26 people displaced by fire near 26th and Iowa; man arrested at scene following attack with baseball bat

Lawrence firefighters were responding to reports of smoke and flames at apartments near 26th and Iowa streets Tuesday morning.

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Pet World to reopen its doors in late January, 8 months after devastating fire

A longtime Lawrence pet store will reopen its doors this month after it was forced to close by a devastating fire in May of last year.

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Victim of fire recalls ordeal of escaping house, losing 14 rescue dogs

Tuesday morning Kevin Matthews smelled something odd through his sleep apnea mask. Opening his eyes, Matthews discovered his room was filled with thick gray smoke.

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House fire forces man to jump from second-story window; several dogs killed

A house fire Tuesday morning southwest of Baldwin City forced one resident to jump from a second-story window.

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House fire that displaced family ruled accidental

Fire investigators determined the cause of a Monday evening fire that displaced a family at 1135 Stone Meadows Drive in west Lawrence.

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Family escapes house fire in west Lawrence without injury; dog killed

A fire at a west Lawrence home Monday night has displaced the family that lives there. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical Division Chief Eve Tolefree said crews were dispatched at 8:58 p.m. Monday to a fire at two-story reverse ranch style home at 1135 Stone Meadows Drive. They found heavy fire and smoke emitting from the garage area, she said.

Brief apartment fire Thursday displaces residents

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical responded to a fire inside a south Lawrence apartment that displaced its residents Thursday.

House fire on Kentucky Street extinguished quickly, no injuries reported

No one was injured in a house fire that broke out in a Kentucky Street home Tuesday night.

Guilty pleas entered in Burger King robbery

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 ...

School board cuts mental health support program

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 ...

KU dean addresses thin crowd about budget woes

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 ...

City in a hurry to start Kasold project

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. ...

Outlet blamed in Free State fire

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 ...

Fire delays expansion plans for Free State Brewery

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. ...

Lawrence man to face trial for arson

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 ...

House fire caused by illegal use of fireworks

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. ...

Fraternity fire near 14th and Tennessee streets

Smoke and flames showing at Sigma Chi house, near 14th and Tennessee streets, just before noon on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

North Lawrence Fire

Crews respond to a fire at the intersection of Locust and North Fourth streets Thursday afternoon in North Lawrence.

Tuesday morning fire

Fire crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex at 2413 Ousdahl Road Tuesday morning around 7:15 a.m.

Crews respond to fire at Peppertree Apartments

Crews work to put out a fire at the Peppertree Apartment complex, 2100 Heatherwood Drive

Fire at Gaslight Village

Crews respond to a fire Tuesday morning at the Gaslight Village mobile home park on 31st Street.

Burning of the Baker Wetlands

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.

Meadowbrook Apartment Fire

Crews respond to an early-afternoon fire at the Meadowbrook Apartment complex.

Family displaced by fire

Roger and Camay Guillory and their 9 children lost their rural Douglas County home in a fire early Friday morning.

After a fire, dogs continue to rescue

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.

Rescue crews douse blaze in southwest Lawrence

Fire crews worked to put out a fire in the 2200 block of Rodeo Drive around midnight Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011.