Updated 5:30 a.m. Thursday:
The two-story apartment building contained four units. All of the occupants of the building are displaced at this time, with assistance being provided by the American Red Cross. Loss is estimated at $15,000 to contents and $80,000 to the structure. The owner is listed as Victor Olson of Olsburg. The fire cause is under investigation at this time.
The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 600 block of Leavenworth across from Woodrow Wilson Elementary School shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday. No further information was available at the time from MFD although the street was closed to traffic while firefighters battled the blaze. We will bring you more information on the fire as it becomes available.