Archive for Wednesday, April 23, 2008

No injuries reported after apartment fire

April 23, 2008


Early morning fire under investigation

A fire this morning forces the evacuation of a south Lawrence apartment building. Enlarge video

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical is investigating a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at SouthPointe Apartments, 2166 W. 26th St.

The two-alarm fire, which was called in at 7:06 a.m., was declared under control at 7:54 a.m. No injuries to firefighters or residents of the apartment complex were reported.

The fire was contained to one apartment in the C building. Firefighters estimated damage from the blaze at $2,000 and said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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