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.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.