Emergency crews working fire at Manhattan Hampton Inn

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – Emergency crews worked to put out a fire at the Hampton Inn in Manhattan that caused part of the third floor to collapse to ground level.

A spokesperson with the fire department said people were inside when the fire started and firefighters rescued one person from the second floor when they got there. So far, no injuries were reported.

The Riley County Police Department urged people to avoid the area of East Poyntz Avenue and Frontage Road as crews worked to put out the fire.

The spokesperson said construction on the roof may have been related to the fire.

The fire was put out in a little over two hours, according to the fire department.

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