April 17, 2014

BNSF truck burns near intermodal

First responders were on the scene of a fire near the intermodal property on Friday afternoon. According to a witness, the source of the thick black smoke is a BNSF truck on fire on the opposite side of the railroad tracks. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Police and firefighters responded to a blaze near U.S. 56 Highway and Four Corners Road in Edgerton at

approximately 4:15 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

According to a contractor on the intermodal project, the source of thick, black smoke that blanketed …

Fire damages Gardner townhome

Everyone is safe after a fire at Lincoln Townhomes March 14.

Firefighters responded to the apartments behind Price Chopper shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Investigators believe a dryer started the fire. No one was injured and the damage was …

Fire crews respond to blaze at Moonlight Apartments

Danedri Thompson


Johnson County Fire District No.1 firefighters are still investigating the cause of a fire at Moonlight Apartments on Dec. 12.

Fire fighters responded to a two-alarm blaze at the apartment complex shortly after 8:30 p.m. When they …

Burning ban issued for Johnson County

A burning ban for unincorporated Johnson County was issued on Aug. 4 by the Johnson County Board of Commissioners after consultation with the county fire inspector and rural fire district chiefs.
The burning ban becomes effective immediately and will remain …