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Partly Cloudy
Monday 10%
High 80° / Low 63°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with peeks of sunshine expected late. High near 80F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 10%
High 89° / Low 69°
Clear
Abundant sunshine. High 89F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 20%
High 90° / Low 71°
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 90F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 20%
High 90° / Low 72°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 90F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 20%
High 88° / Low 70°
Partly Cloudy
Partly to mostly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 40%
High 92° / Low 70°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Partly cloudy skies late. High 92F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Clear
Sunday 10%
High 93° / Low 72°
Clear
Mostly sunny skies. High 93F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

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Raytown dog saves family from fire

The family dog alerted his family to a fire just after 2:00 am Sunday morning in the 6700 block of Ralston. The family was able to escape to the roof and then with the help of a neighbor’s ladder made it to safety. unfortunately the family dog was not able to escape the blaze.  The cause of the fire is suspected to be a fireplace in the living room.


From the Raytown Fire District

Family Dog a Hero

 
Raytown Fire Protection District
Press Release
Family Dog a Hero During Early Morning Raytown Residence Fire
 
PIO Assigned: Matt Mace, Interim Fire Chief
Follow up Info: Matt Mace 816-875-9746
Date: 1/26/14
Location: 6701 Ralston
Time of the call: 02:16
First Unit on the scene: Raytown Pumper 51
Number of Units: 7
Number of Firefighters: 32
Property Loss/Damage: $165,000
Contents Loss: Unknown
  
Additional information:
A mother and her 13 year old daughter escaped injury at 2:16 this morning after the family dog awakened them to smoke and fire in their house.  The residents escaped out a second floor window due to the heavy smoke and fire blocking the stairway. A neighbor awoken by their yells for help assisted them off the roof with a ladder before fire units arrived.
Upon arrival crews reported heavy fire and smoke showing and all occupants were out of the structure.  The high winds complicated the extinguishment of the fire and at one point forced firefighters to withdrawal from the house and use aerial apparatus to knock down the fire from the exterior. It is believed that the fire originated around the area of the living room fireplace and spread  throughout to the interior.  The family did have working smoke alarms.
 
The family dog which alerted them was not able to escape and perished in the fire. 
 
“The family was extremely lucky. First, their dog woke them, then the neighbor responding so quickly to rescue them from the roof.” Interim Fire Chief Matt Mace
 
  The American Red Cross assisted the family with housing, food, and counseling information. 
ralston fire

For more on this click HERE to read a Kansas City Star article on the fire.
 

 

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