Crews battle 2-alarm apartment fire in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Firefighters battled a 2-alarm apartment fire in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday afternoon.

Crews were called to the scene near E. 51st St. and Swope Parkway, where they found heavy black smoke coming from the building. At least 24 apartments had to be evacuated. Twelve units were damaged by the fire.

Early reports indicate the fire may have started in the basement, and moved into the attic.

No injuries have been reported.

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