Topeka fire fighters battle massive blaze

Apartment fire near Gage Boulevard

TOPEKA- Fire fighters are fighting a apartment fire. Flames were seen leaping from the northside of a building at the Pines Apartments, on Gage near I-70.

A motorist driving past the complex saw flames coming from the roof, near the north side of the building and called 911.

People have been evacuated and were seen standing and sitting on a nearby curb with blankets around their shoulders.

The fire was first reported shortly before 10:00 p.m.

KDOT spokeswoman Kimberly Qualls says all I-70 & Gage Blvd ramps are closed until further notice due to the fire.

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