Crews working massive Lawrence hotel fire

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) — A hotel in Lawrence suffered significant damage due to a massive fire.

Fire crews were called to the America’s Best Value Inn on reported smoke just before noon Monday.

The hotel was evacuated within a half hour.

No injuries have been reported.

A firefighter inside the building fell through a floor. He was quickly located and rescued. He continued working shortly after.

It is unknown what caused the fire at this time.

Douglas County Emergency Management has a command vehicle and Lawrence Public Transit has a bus on the scene for firefighters to get food, water, and to get warm.

This is a developing story. KSNT News will update as information becomes available.

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