Pipeline explosion near KCI airport, no injuries

Pipeline explosion near KCI airport, no injuries

PLATTE 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. 

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