Kennett firefighters battle apartment complex fire, families displaced

Kennett firefighters battle apartment complex fire, families displaced
Kennett firefighters were busy Tuesday morning, battling an apartment complex fire. (Source: Kennett Fire Department via Facebook)

KENNETT, Mo. (KAIT) -Kennett firefighters were busy Tuesday morning battling an apartment complex fire.

According to a Facebook post, the fire happened at the Beaton Street apartments.

Dispatched to a Structure Fire this morning at the Beaton Street apartments. Upon our arrival, there were multiple units...

Posted by Kennett Fire Department on Tuesday, January 5, 2021

When crews arrived, firefighters found multiple units fully engulfed.

Everyone was able to get out safe, but the fire displaced multiple families. According to the post, the American Red Cross was called in to help the families.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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