Chopper 5 is over an explosion following a pipeline explosion west of Smithville and north of Kansas City International Airport. NO reported injuries.
A very large fire has been reported in Kansas City, Missouri, according to local media. The fire is burning north of the airport in the city.
Airport officials say the fire is nearby but is not actually burning on the property itself. Some speculate the fire may involve a pipeline.
Witnesses reported hearing a large explosion prior to the fire and “a large column of smoke” could be seen near I-29 and NW 112th street, according to 41 action news.