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Kansas City firefighters respond to apartment fire at 33rd, Gillham

Posted at 6:04 AM, Sep 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-27 07:36:14-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters were called to an apartment fire at 33rd Street and Gillham Road early Tuesday morning.

Shortly after 5:30 a.m., callers reported a fire in a second floor apartment in the three-story building.

Officials say the fire began in a vacant unit that was under construction.

A short time after, fire crews began fighting the fire, they reported flames burning through the floor.

The majority of damage was in the unit where the fire began and in the unit directly below it, which was also vacant.

No injuries have been reported on the initial search of the building.

Fire crews told KSHB 41 News that individuals living in the building will be temporarily displaced. Red Cross will be providing relief to those affected.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by KCFD.