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SMITHVILLE, MO (KCTV) - A large fire was burning just north of Kansas City International Airport and west of Smithville, KCTV reports.
A glow in the sky was visible from KCI Tuesday night.
The Southern Platte Fire Dept. tweeted just before 7 p.m. that companies from their agency along with the Northern Platte Co. district and Kansas City, MO Fire Dept. were on the scene of a pipeline explosion. About 15 minutes later, they tweeted the northern districts and pipeline company were handling the incident.
So far, no injuries are reported. By 7:30 p.m., aerial footage from KCTV appeared to show the flames dying down.
KCI spokesman Joe McBride tweeted flights in and out of KCI are not being affected by the situation at this time. He said the fire was not on airport property.
13 NEWS and KCTV continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates as information becomes available.
The Southern Platte Fire District said the fire was the result of a pipeline explosion.
Plumes of fire and heavy smoke were showing from the scene and was lighting up the sky from miles away. An hour after the fire started, it was still burning, but the flames had reduced significantly.
Nearby grass and trees also caught fire and were still burning an hour later.
A pipeline company crew was heading to shut the valve off so the fire could burn itself out. The pipeline carries ethane and propane, according to the Kansas City Fire Department.
KCI Airport spokesman Joe McBride said the fire was not affecting flights at the airport and was not on airport property.
Smithville police asked the public to stay away from the area to make it easier for emergency crews to get to the scene.
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No injuries from fire when a gas pipeline ruptured
A Platte County Sheriff's Department dispatcher said the fire was reported about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Platte County, north of Kansas City and not far from Kansas City International Airport. The fire was later put out.
The responding Southern Platte Fire District said the blaze resulted from a pipeline explosion, though the cause was unclear.
The identity of the owner or operator of the pipeline was not immediately available.
The Kansas City Fire Department says the pipeline carries ethane and propane.
Joe McBride, a spokesman for the airport, said the blaze was not affecting flights at the airport and was not on airport property.
Pipeline explosion near KCI airport, no injuriesPLATTE COUNTY, Mo. - Multiple units responded to a pipeline explosion north of Kansas City International Airport Tuesday night.
The call for the fire went out around 6:30 p.m. There were no injuries reported.
According to the Southern Platte Fire Protection District, it, along with the Kansas City Fire Department and Northern Platte County were on scene working to extinguish the flames.
The District also said the incident was being handled by northern departments and the unnamed pipeline company.
The pipeline carries ethane and propane, according to the Kansas City Fire Department.
An airport spokesman said the fire was not affecting flights and was not on airport property.