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Fire at Overland Park apartment building sparks house fires
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — An 8-alarm fire at an apartment building under construction in Overland Park has sparked fires on several homes blocks away.
The Kansas City Star reports the blaze Monday at a building at the multimillion-dollar City Place development blew plumes of smoke and embers along rows of homes nearby.
Some residents were being evacuated as a precaution. There are no immediate reports of injuries.
Flames and heavy black smoke were pouring from the multi-story apartment building. The newspaper reports the fire appears to be coming from two buildings under construction at the development and within minutes began to spread to nearby houses.
Authorities say at least six other fires were reported at nearby homes.
Neighboring fire departments are helping the Overland Park Fire Department battle the blazes.