Manhattan Fire Department investigating early morning house fire

Courtesy Manhattan Fire Department

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT)- The Manhattan Fire Department is investigating a structure fire that caused $200,000 in damages.

Crews arrived to a two-story duplex at 1522 Williamsburg Drive Sunday morning around 1 a.m. and found smoke showing from one side of the duplex. They made their way into the home and quickly put the fire out. Two people were home at the time but got out safely before crews arrived.

One person was taken to a local hospital due to smoke inhalation.

The connecting residence was occupied by six people who were all able to exit without injury.

A total of 15 firefighters responded to the fire.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The occupants of the home are now being assisted by Red Cross.  The owner is listed as John and Jolene Cameron of Manhattan.

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