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.