Firefighters Respond to Apartment Fire
JEFFERSON CITY - Twelve firefighting units from Jefferson City and Cole County responded to the apartments at 2255 Weathered Rock Road off Greene Parkway Monday afternoon.
Firefighters put out the blaze, but the 12-room apartment complex was completely lost.
Jefferson City Fire Department spokesman Jason Turner says the fire was caused by the discarding of a cigarette.
Authorities took one injured firefighter to the hospital.