12b eople are homeless after a blaze in Lawrence.(File Photo( A dozen people are homeless after a blaze in Lawrence. Credit: Metro file photo


A Lawrence fire ripped through a multi-family home Sunday, leaving 12 homeless and seriously injuring a 10-year-old boy.


The early evening fire started in the basement of the three-family home. Deputy Fire Chief John Marshtold the Eagle Tribunethat the cause is being investigated.


The home did not suffer significant damage beyond a bit of smoke. The child was taken to a local hospital to be treated for burns and is expected to recover.


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