J.J Restaurant Explosion

On February 19, 2013, $10,000 per bottle of wine and other items went up in flames when a worker broke a gas line at J.J.’s up-scale restaurant in Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza. Somehow, only one person died in the explosion. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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