Firefighters Respond to Apartment Fire in Russell

By David Elliott
KRSL – May 22, 2018

City of Russell, Russell Grant and Gorham Firefighters responded Monday afternoon to an apartment building fire in Russell.

Firefighters were paged to a structure fire at 312 East Wisconsin Street at approximately 2:40 PM Monday.

The apartment building, formerly known as the Rogg Apartments, was significantly damaged.

The amount of damage and cause of the fire is undetermined according to Russell City Fire Chief Shane Preston and the State Fire Marshal has been contacted for investigation purposes.

According to law enforcement on scene, all the residents got out of the building and there were no injuries.

Along with firefighters, the Russell Police Department, Russell County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, Russell County EMS, Russell and Ellsworth County Emergency Management, the Russell Electric and Water Departments, and Rotary Rescue responded.


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