Early Morning Structure Fire Displaces Family
On Sunday, December 25, 2022, at 4:51 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 400 Block of NE Bristol Drive. The resident called to report a fire in the house as they were evacuating.
When the fire department arrived, heavy smoke and fire was coming from the front and side of a single-story, single-family residence. Firefighters confirmed that the residents were out of the house and attacked the fire from a defensive position before entering the structure. The fire was under control at 5:30 a.m.
The fire caused extensive damage to the building. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The Red Cross is helping the displaced residents.