With help from neighbors, an adult and pets got out of a home that was on fire in eastern Lawrence Tuesday afternoon, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
Despite Saturday’s rain, community members — including some potential future firefighters — showed up to see Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical personnel demonstrate how equipment works and more.
Two dogs died in a fire Wednesday afternoon in a tent near the Kansas River levee in Lawrence, according to a news release from Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
City and county commissioners voiced general support Monday for new fire and medical stations that would cost an estimated $52.5 million, though some commissioners said they would like to see more options presented.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical department chiefs will speak to the city and county commissions Monday about a $52.5 million proposal to build two new fire stations and relocate a third.
No one was injured, but an apartment building was damaged by a fire early Monday in Lawrence.
When Chris Sanders and Amanda Unruh bought their Lawrence home, they knew the historic property would need myriad renovations and repairs. They never imagined the long odyssey that would unfold in their quest to protect their family and home.
Two dogs died in a fire Saturday afternoon at an encampment near Burcham Park in Lawrence, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
Some Lawrence residents are devastated after losing their pet dog in a fire in an eastern Lawrence mobile home park, according to a neighbor.
Tom Fagan, who served as interim chief of Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical starting in December 2021, has been selected as chief of the Marion, Iowa Fire Department, the city announced Friday.
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