INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -A KMZU listener reported crews are still on scene at an apartment complex in the 1300 Lexington Ave., Independence, Mo.
Firefighters were called to the building about 5 a.m. Thursday, August 11, 2016 for the blaze that broke out in the five unit complex.
Residents of four units have reportedly been evacuated safely, but an elderly woman was found inside her apartment after crews forced their way in. Efforts to revive her outside were unsuccessful. Her identity has not been released.
The cause of the fire is still unknown with the investigation on-going.