A small fire in a first-floor unit spread upward Thursday afternoon, causing $100,000 damage to an apartment building in Overland Park.
Crews responded about 2:30 p.m. to the Hawthorne on the Lake Apartments at 119th Street and Nall Avenue, saw smoke coming from the two-story building and quickly snuffed the fire, said Overland Park Fire Department spokesman Jason Rhodes. The blaze had burned through the second floor and into the attic.
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No one was hurt. Fire damage was confined to two apartments, Rhodes said, but the entire second floor of the 16-unit building sustained smoke damage.
Rhodes said the blaze appeared to be electrical, but the exact cause is under investigation.