Lawrence fires

Firefighters investigating house fire on Yale Road
08:34 p.m., December 24, 2014 Updated 04:08 p.m.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical is investigating the cause of a Wednesday morning house fire in Lawrence.
Fire engulfs building on East 1100 Road
December 22, 2014
A fire fully engulfed a barn off East 1100 Road this afternoon.
Crews fight fire at Baldwin City home
December 15, 2014
The Baldwin City Fire Department responded to a house fire at 1017 Grove St.
Lawrence considers code changes as a result of fire at pet boarding business
December 13, 2014
Lawrence city officials are reviewing fire and dog services codes to determine whether amending them could help prevent kennel fires like the one on Nov. 29 that killed at least three dogs and injured others. By Karen Dillon
Owners of pet business apologize for fire as dog owners grieve; business lacked license; city is checking compliance in other kennels
06:39 p.m., December 4, 2014 Updated 06:52 p.m.
Owners of Christal K-9 apologize publicly for the first time to the families whose dogs were caught in a fire. The city says it is reviewing city codes and determining whether kennels are in compliance. By Karen Dillon and Caitlin Doornbos
Second dog confirmed dead following Lawrence kennel fire; owner describes horror of finding out
December 2, 2014
Nancy Hause, of Lawrence, was horrified when she went to pick up her dogs, Zebulon and Bentley, from their boarder, Christal K-9, after she returned home from visiting family in Missouri for Thanksgiving. She pulled up to the building at 3115 W. Sixth St. around 2 p.m. Saturday to find the business charred, with no sign in sight of where her beloved pets might be. By Caitlin Doornbos
Fire at pet services business causes $60,000 in damages
December 1, 2014
A fire that killed one dog in a pet services business on Saturday was officially deemed to have been accidental while causing $60,000 in damages, according to the Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical department.
Oxygen masks help save 21 dogs from Lawrence business fire
November 29, 2014
A donation of pet oxygen masks last month and quick work by firefighters, veterinarians and bystanders helped save the lives of 21 dogs who were in a burning building early Saturday morning. One dog, however, died, officials said, possibly from smoke inhalation.
Power line catches fire on Kentucky Street; outages reported
November 23, 2014
A Kentucky Street power line caught fire late Sunday.
Fire officials: Smoking materials caused Ohio Street fire
05:54 p.m., November 17, 2014 Updated 06:07 p.m.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical investigators have determined that Improper discarding of smoking material caused the fire at an apartment complex at 1224 Ohio St. last week, LDCFM spokeswoman Division Chief Eve Tolefree said Monday.
Ohio Street apartment fire causes nearly $200,000 in damages
November 13, 2014
A day after a two-alarm fire at a central Lawrence apartment complex, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical investigators continue to investigate the cause of the blaze, LDCFM spokeswoman Division Chief Eve Tolefree said Thursday.
Fire damages Ohio Street apartment building; dog rescued
12:20 p.m., November 12, 2014 Updated 06:33 p.m.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews responded to structure fire at 1224 Ohio St. around noon on Wednesday. The fire was out by 1:10 p.m., but the three-story apartment building suffered extensive damage.
Dryer fire leads to temporary evacuation at Lawrence apartments
November 1, 2014
A Lawrence apartment building was temporarily evacuated Saturday afternoon after a fire started in a laundry room dryer.
Firefighters investigating suspicious fire in southeast Lawrence
08:12 a.m., September 28, 2014 Updated 11:01 a.m.
Firefighters are investigating a suspicious fire in southeast Lawrence on Sunday morning.
North Lawrence house fire quickly brought under control
02:23 a.m., September 19, 2014 Updated 02:45 a.m.
Lawrence firefighters were able to quickly knock down a house fire early Friday in North Lawrence.