Fire Displaces 19 Junction City Residents

By: Suzie Gilbert Email
By: Suzie Gilbert Email

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (WIBW) -- Nearly 20 people were displaced Sunday night, the result of an apartment building that caught fire in Junction City.

Junction City Fire officials say it happened around 6:45 Saturday night (6/9), at 1430 N. Calhoun.

Officials say about a quarter of the 12-unit apartment building was well involved in flames. Crews got the fire under control within about half an hour.

The loss is estimated at $130,000. No one was injured in the blaze, but the fire did displace 19 people, who are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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