Skip to Content

12 displaced by Kansas City apartment fire

By Shain Bergan

Click here for updates on this story

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri (KCTV) — A fire at a three-story apartment building in Kansas City early Monday morning caused significant damage and displaced 12 people.

Firefighters were dispatched at 4:41 a.m. to the apartment building on East 28th Street just east of Benton Boulevard after a neighbor called 911 and said they smelled smoke. Responding crews found smoke and fire in a unit on the third floor of the building, according to the Kansas City Fire Department.

Crews were able to knock down the fire, and everyone was successfully evacuated. No one was hurt. But significant smoke and water damage to the building rendered it unlivable, resulting in 12 people being displaced. The fire department said the American Red Cross is helping those people.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Article Topic Follows: CNN - Regional

Jump to comments ↓

CNN Newsource

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KTVZ NewsChannel 21 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content