At least 11 injured in fire at Kansas City apartment complex

2 years 10 months 1 week ago Saturday, September 03 2016 Sep 3, 2016 Saturday, September 03, 2016 4:22:00 PM CDT September 03, 2016 in News
Source: AP

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Kansas City fire officials say at least 11 people were taken to hospitals with serious injuries after a fire at a senior citizens apartment complex.

The Kansas City Star reports the fire Saturday at the Paraclete Manor was contained to one apartment but caused thick, heavy smoke to rise and reduce visibility on the upper floors of the 163-unit complex.

Battallion Chief Jimmy Walker says some of the residents might be displaced at least for the night.

A cause of the fire has not been released.

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