Apartment building by campus catches fire

At around 4:20 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire at Hornets Point Apartments at 1325 Merchant St. across from the Emporia State campus. The building was unoccupied but two firefighters were reported injured around 6 a.m. and were taken to Newman Regional Hospital. Firefighters finally put out the blaze around 2 p.m. The building was the site of a homicide in 2017.

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