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Injuries Reported in Massive Kansas City Fire

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Kansas City police say it appears a car crashed into a gas main before a massive fire erupted in an upscale shopping and entertainment district.

Police spokeswoman Rhonda Flores said 7 or 8 injuries were reported while three people remain unaccounted for. She says an initial call for three ambulances had been increased to 10.

Flores said it appears a car crashed into a gas main near a restaurant in the area known as The Country Club Plaza about 6:03 p.m. She says the crash appeared to be accidental.

Dozens of firefighters and other emergency responders could be seen battling a massive blaze that appeared to have engulfed an entire block, with flames burning through building roofs.

Black smoke is swirling in the air and debris litters surrounding streets. (AP)

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