Massive gas explosion near Country Club in Kansas City


Source: KMBC News
Source: KMBC News

KMBC reports on the explosion that destroyed JJ’s restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri last night.

From the report:

A gas explosion started the fire just before 6 p.m. at J.J.’s Restaurant near 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. Missouri Gas Energy said the early indications are that a contractor doing underground work struck a natural gas line.

Kansas City Mayor Sly James said that a woman remains missing and a man, who was believed to be missing,  was located at a hospital Tuesday night.

Authorities said the missing woman may have worked at J.J.’s.

“Our main concern in that we still have a missing individual,” James said during a Wednesday morning news conference.

James said that search teams with dogs would be going through the rubble of the restaurant.

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