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1 hospitalized after Lee's Summit apartment fire

Posted at 10:53 PM, Jun 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-28 23:53:49-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was hospitalized after a fire Sunday at a Lee’s Summit apartment complex.

Crews responded at 7:12 p.m. to the 1500 block of Southwest Manor Lake Drive in the Manor Homes of Arborwalk. Upon arrival, smoke was showing from a first-floor apartment unit in a two-story, 10-unit building.

Neighbors helped the tenant of the affected unit escape to safety, according to a news release.

Firefighters extinguished a blaze in the bedroom, and the fire did not spread to other units.

The cause of the fire still is under investigation.