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Hastings Fire and Rescue responds to apartment fire

Fire crews responded to an apartment fire at 105 E. 14th St. just after 12 p.m. on Friday.

Hastings Fire and Rescue arrived on scene with 13 firefighters to a fire in the basement unit on the northwest side of the complex. Two firefighters from Hastings Rural provided mutual aid.

Multiple victims were assisted out of the building and treated on scene, including one window rescue from the top floor. One victim was transported to Mary Lanning with non-life-threatening injuries.

The fire was under control at 1:04 p.m.

HFR’s fire marshal is continuing to investigate, but preliminary reports indicate cause of the fire was accidental.

The Hastings Police Department, The Salvation Army, Red Cross, Adams County Emergency Management, and the city electrical inspector all assisted on scene.

Published Date: 10/15/2021

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