Fire destroys abandoned building in Ark City

Courtesy: Andrew Lawson, Ark City Traveler
Courtesy: Andrew Lawson, Ark City Traveler

ARKANSAS CITY, Kansas – Arkansas City police and fire responded early Tuesday morning to a fire in the 400 block of West Madison Avenue.

Upon arrival, crews found an abandoned building fully engulfed.

A witness told police that several people had been shooting off fireworks prior to the building fire.

At this time, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.