A press release was issued regarding the structure fire here in Manhattan Monday afternoon.
KMAN received word of a structure fire in the 2400 block of Buttonwood Drive here in Manhattan around 12:30 Monday afternoon.
Half of the house was engulfed in flames when KMAN arrived on the scene, with a large amount of smoke coming from the upper portion of the house.
Six Manhattan Fire Department trucks, two Riley County EMS vehicles, one ambulance and three Riley County Police Department vehicles were on the scene.
The area is currently blocked off by police vehicles.
KMAN will continue to bring you updates as they become available.