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Power restored after more than two hour outage in eastern Lawrence

Mike Frizzell

**Power was restored to all customers around 6 a.m. Sunday.** Around 4 a.m., Westar Energy was showing just over 900 customers without electricity this morning in Lawrence. The outage came about twenty minutes after a Lawrence police officer reported hearing a small explosion and seeing something on fire in the ...

Woman suffers smoke inhalation during two-alarm fire

Mike Frizzell

[Operation 100 News report][1] Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews were called to an apartment building fire in the 200 block of Pinecone Drive early Saturday. The fire was reported just before 2:20 a.m. at 269 Pinecone Drive. A resident reported black smoke coming from the second story of the building, ...

Update: Saturday morning accident killed one, injured another on the turnpike

Mike Frizzell

[Updated Tuesday - **Missouri woman killed in Kansas Turnpike accident identified**][1] Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 6:42 a.m. The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating following an early morning accident that took the life of one person and injured several others in Leavenworth County. The accident was reported shortly before ...

Four accidents kept first responders busy, LifeStar transported two injured people

Mike Frizzell

*Last updated: 5:56 a.m..* **Hit-and-run seriously injures bicyclist; LifeStar transports** Lawrence Police are investigating after a bicyclist was struck by a sport utility vehicle late Friday. The accident was reported around 11:40 p.m., near the intersection of 15th Street and Massachusetts Street. Police say a dark colored SUV, possibly a ...

22-year-old injured in Lawrence motorcycle crash, transported by helicopter

Mike Frizzell

[Operation 100 News report][1] Updated: 3:11 a.m.. Lawrence Police are investigating after a motorcycle crashed near the intersection of Sunnyside Avenue and Edgehill Road. The accident was reported around 2:05 a.m. Saturday. Fire Medical crews arrived at the scene to find one motorcycle down and no other vehicles involved. The ...

Firefighters prevent garage fire from spreading to home

Mike Frizzell

[Operation 100 News report][1] Firefighters from several county townships responded on a reported structure fire about a mile west of Lawrence early Friday. The call was dispatched at 12:17 a.m. following a report of a garage fire at 1652 E 800 Road in Kanwaka Township. A deputy arrived on the ...

Four people treated after carbon monoxide detected in Lawrence apartment

Mike Frizzell

[Operation 100 News report][1] Medics treated four people for symptoms believed to be cause by carbon monoxide exposure this morning. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews were called an apartment at 1724 Ohio Street, just after 2:30 Sunday morning. The residents told dispatchers that the apartment's carbon monoxide detector was sounding ...

Officer injured early Sunday in Lawrence

Mike Frizzell

**Updated: 5:47 a.m.** [Operation 100 News report][1] A Lawrence Police Officer suffered a head injury after falling during a foot chase early Sunday. Just after 1:45 a.m., officers reported a subject running from them near 11th and Indiana Streets. The subject was said to be running west, towards Memorial Stadium. ...

Air-ambulance transports man who fell 20 feet in Lawrence

Mike Frizzell

**Last updated: 3:56 a.m.** [Operation 100 News report][1] Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical ordered a LifeStar air-ambulance after a, 24-year-old, man fell approximately 20 feet from a balcony into the alley below. It happened near 9th and Massachusetts Streets Emergency crews were called just after 1 a.m. to the alley behind ...

Man transported by medics after chemical exposure | hazardous materials investigation on-going

Mike Frizzell

**Originally posted: 2:14 a.m.** **Last updated: 9:36 a.m.** [Operation 100 News report][1] Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews were on the scene of a hazardous materials investigation in southern Lawrence this morning. Crews were dispatched to a duplex in the 2500 block of Crestline Court at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday. The incident ...

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