House Fire in Gardner


From the Fire District #1 Facebook page:

Fire District #1 Of Johnson County, KS responded to a house fire at 2:14am this morning in the 500 block of S. Hickory St. in Gardner, KS. Callnotes advised that the house was on fire and that all occupants were out. While units were enroute, the resident who called in the house fire also notified a next door neighbor who is a Lieutenant with our fire department but was off duty. The off duty Lieutenant called dispatch to confirm that the house fire was reported which it was. The off duty Lieutenant then used his portable radio to advise incoming units that there was smoke showing from the residential home and established command.

The first arriving unit was an Engine that had just cleared a medical call nearby. The next arriving unit was the on duty Battalion Chief who took over command. Additional units arrived and the fire was declared under control at 2:54am.

The home received extensive smoke and fire damage leaving the home uninhabitable. There are no injuries to report. The value of damage is unknown. We would like to thank Johnson County Fire District No. 2, Northwest Consolidated Fire District , Johnson County Med-Act , Gardner Police Department and Johnson County, KS Sheriff’s Office who assisted us on this incident. We would also like to thank the City of Olathe Fire Department for providing station coverage during this incident.