UPDATE: Crews Battle Fire at Mark Twain Apartments

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SEDALIA - Fire officials said the fire at the Mark Twain Apartments started at approximately 4:18 p.m. Wednesday. It continued to burn as of 9 p.m. Wednesday, and nearby residents told KOMU 8 News the building has about one hundred tenants.

Onlookers also said the flames appeared to "engulf" the building as crews worked to contain the blaze.

Officials also told KOMU 8 News they have not started an investigation into what caused the fire as of 9 p.m. Wednesday.