The crews investigate an abandoned Omaha apartment fire

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – The Omaha Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire in an abandoned apartment building in the South Omaha area Sunday afternoon.

According to the fire report, smoke was detected in the 29th and Pacific areas. Firefighters examined and discovered heavy smoke and flames from the windows on the second and third floors of a three-story abandoned apartment complex.

The fire continued from the second to the third floor and was extinguished within 14 minutes. Nobody was in the apartment and no injuries were reported.

Firefighters put out another apartment fire in Omaha on Monday morning.

Officials want to inform the public that if anyone has information they can call the ARSON hotline at 402-444-FIRE or Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

(A reward may be available to anyone who has information that leads to an arrest.)

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