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UPDATE: $3.8 Million Junction City Fire

KSAL Staff - April 11, 2017 3:33 pm

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Fire officials estimate that a weekend apartment complex fire in Junction City caused nearlyJunction City apartment blaze damage totals around $3.8M
in damage.

The Junction City Fire Department said Monday that additional individual property loss for residents will vary.

The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/2oVbARV ) reports that firefighters dumped more than 1.6 million gallons of water on the blaze in the Bluffs Apartment complex after responding early Saturday. The fire damaged 28 units across the three-story building.

The cause is under investigation. A fire last April ravaged another building at the Bluffs.

ORIGINAL: A fire early Saturday destroyed a Junction City apartment building.

Multiple agencies including the Junction City and Manhattan Fire Departments battled a blaze at the Bluffs apartment complex in the overnight hours.

Junction City’s Fire Chief told KSNT TV in Topeka that the building which went up in flames contained 26 apartment units. It is a total loss.

There were no injuries, including pets.

The cause of the fire was under investigation on Saturday.

In April 2016, a building from the same apartment complex was destroyed by a fire.