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KCFD investigating cause of early-morning fire at apartment building

11th and benton apartment fire
Posted at 5:47 AM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 07:02:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, fire investigators are looking into what caused an early-morning fire at an apartment building.

It happened near 11th and Benton.

At one point, there were reports of 30-foot flames shooting from the roof.

Firefighters were able to put the blaze out.

They rescued one person from the third floor.

One person was treated for smoke inhalation, but they didn't want to go to the hospital.