KCK apartment fire damages five units

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Nearly a dozen people had to evacuate when the building caught on fire.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — An apartment fire around 7:10 a.m. Wednesday at 28th and Orville in Kansas City, Kan., displaced tenants in five apartments.

The fire chief says crews were able to put the fire out pretty quickly, but there’s a bit of damage to the back of the complex, where the fire began.

About a dozen people live in the apartments, but all were able to get out safely.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Five units were damaged in a fire Wednesday morning.

Five units were damaged in a fire Wednesday morning.