EL DORADO, Kan. — Firefighters made quick work of an apartment fire in El Dorado, but not before extensive damage was done.
Crews were dispatched to the Pinebrook Apartments at 1920 W. Towanda around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, they found smoke and flames coming from a window of one of the second-story units. They were able to extinguish the fire within minutes.
No one was hurt.
The fire started near the stove in an unoccupied unit, but the cause remains under investigation. The owner estimates damage at around $20,000.
Other residents are not expected to be displaced, but firefighters are checking for smoke and water damage in other units.