Last Build Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:32:53 -0500
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:32:53 -0500A boy was treated for nonlife-threatening injuries after a fire broke out in his home Tuesday afternoon, said a Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical official.
Tue, 24 May 2016 17:46:08 -0500Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire early Thursday morning that destroyed a small, historic cabin near the Kansas River.
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 16:50:05 -0500The Kansas Forest Service has faced budget constraints as it works to deal with wildfires like the largest in the state’s history last month.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:56:23 -0500Investigators have released damage estimates for one deadly fire in East Lawrence and another apartment fire on the city's west side.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 09:12:39 -0500Investigators have identified the man killed in a Thursday afternoon house fire in East Lawrence.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:23:06 -0500Investigators have identified the man killed in an early Wednesday morning house fire in southeast Lawrence.
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:19:18 -0500One man is dead after a Thursday afternoon house fire in East Lawrence, fire officials said.
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 09:54:56 -0500One man is dead following a domestic dispute and early-morning house fire in eastern Lawrence, fire and police officials said Wednesday.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:35:58 -0500Investigators determined the cause of a Tuesday afternoon apartment fire to be accidental.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:30:10 -0500Firefighters remain on the scene of an apartment fire that began around noon at Orchard Corners apartments, near the intersection of Kasold Drive and Bob Billings Parkway.
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500With the first significant rainfall in more than a month, Mike Baxter showed up for work last Wednesday anticipating a rare quiet day. “There are never any guarantees, but today is a good day to burn,” the Wakarusa Township Fire Department fire chief said. “The ground is moist, so things won’t get carried away.”
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:27:48 -0600One Kansas University building was evacuated briefly Monday afternoon for an outside fire.
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:32:40 -0600A two-alarm fire early Sunday morning displaced the residents of a north-central Lawrence four-plex.
Sat, 27 Feb 2016 18:19:09 -0600Units from multiple area fire departments are battling a grass fire Saturday in southwest Leavenworth County.
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:40:52 -0600Rural fire departments around Douglas County responded to three grass fires Saturday afternoon, one of which destroyed a small cattle shed in the southeast portion of the county.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 02:13:07 -0600No injuries were reported in an early Monday morning house fire in western Lawrence, first responders said.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:50:12 -0600Lawrence fire crews extinguished a house fire Friday afternoon in the neighborhood southeast of 23rd and Harper streets.
Sun, 24 Jan 2016 17:05:17 -0600A Baldwin City man is back in his duplex apartment after a Sunday morning fire.
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 11:06:47 -0600Lawrence firefighters were responding to reports of smoke and flames at apartments near 26th and Iowa streets Tuesday morning.
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 18:06:23 -0600A 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.