the house starts billowing out smoke

House fire tonight (02/02/09) in gladsto

A house went up in flames tonight at approximately 6:30 on Dartmouth Ave in Gladstone. There looks to have been 8 fire trucks show up to fight the blaze. There was a car in the drive way but it is unknown if anyone was inside.

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Mike D. says ... on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 5:56 PM

Family made it out OK. The family cat was lost in the fire. A tragic event for this family as the home is a complete loss.

Ron D. says ... on Tuesday, Feb 3 at 9:53 PM

Happy to hear the family made it out OK, that is good news. My prayers go out to the family. Is anyone starting a family fund or donation for clothes, etc. to help out the family? If anyone is please post the details.

Darla M. says ... on Thursday, Feb 5 at 9:52 AM

My daughter goes to school with this family's son and the school is accepting donations of any kind (financial, food, clothing). The contact information is: Grace Christian School / Gladstone Assembly of God 6460 Glen Echo Ave. Contact: Ms. Danette

Lacey Haverland says ... on Monday, Feb 9 at 10:02 AM

My family (Dad,Mom, bro) wanted to extend their thanks to all the people of the community and friends that have helped them with this tragedy. They are very grateful for all the donations and generosity, friends, family, and the community have given.

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