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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s