It was "happy hour" at Kansas City restaurant when explosion tore through building, says KCTV—
Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) February 20, 2013
Several have been reported injured following what appears to be a gas explosion and fire in a Kansas City, Mo., shopping district. The explosion is believed to have centered around JJ’s Restaurant, which was completely engulfed in flames.
There’s no word of fatalities yet, but several are reported to be critically injured.
Kansas City’s mayor is asking constituents to pray.