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Stove fire reported Monday evening

Emporia firefighters were called out Monday evening to a reported fire in an apartment complex Monday evening.

 

Just after 6 p.m. a stove fire was reported in an apartment in the 500 block of East 12th Ave. A few minutes later the fire was extinguished but smoke was still evident. The battalion chief reported no injuries were reported but that they were checking the rest of the building. An all clear was given before 7 p.m. 

East and westbound traffic was blocked along 12th from Exchange to Sylvan Streets while firefighters investigated.