Overland Park apartment fire caused by discard of smoking materials


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Overland Park Fireplace Department explained an apartment fireplace that transpired Friday afternoon was triggered by a careless discard of using tobacco resources.

It is believed cigarette smoking materials improperly discarded on a 2nd-story balcony burned in void house and distribute to the building’s attic.

The Hearth Division was termed to Highland Flats in the 8000 block of Farley on Friday close to 4 p.m.

Officials claimed 1 human being was trapped inside of but rescued when firefighters arrived on the scene.

There are no identified injuries in accordance to the Overland Park Fireplace Section. The office says a primary lookup of the making was cleared.

Hearth officers convey to FOX4 that people in seven residences are now displaced, but fireplace officers said the Crimson Cross will support if needed or the apartment elaborate hopes to support the people with other housing selections.

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