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Two-alarm fire damages seven units at Overland Park townhomes

Posted at 9:26 PM, Mar 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-02 22:26:10-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A two-alarm fire Saturday damaged the Greenbrier Townhomes in Overland Park.

Fire crews were sent to about 5 p.m. to 8325 Antioch Road to check out a smoke odor, according to an Overland Park Fire Department news release.

Firefighters discovered an attic fire and quickly called for more help.

Crews helped evacuate residents and no injuries were reported.

The fire was held to one building, but smoke, fire and water caused extensive damage to the two-story, seven-unit building.

The Red Cross is helping some residents find temporary shelter.

Fire investigators are trying to find out what caused the fire.