By BECKY GOFF
Little Apple Post
MANHATTAN - Just after 10am on Thursday morning, Manhattan Fire Department was called out to 1006 Pottawatomie Court on the report of a structure fire.
Upon arrival fire crews found a duplex with smoke coming from the building.
After searching the house, the fire was contained within 10 minutes.
The occupant was not home at the time of the fire.
One cat was rescued from the fire and received treatment for smoke inhalation by Manhattan Fire Department firefighters and Riley County EMS personnel.
Eighteen firefighters and 6 fire apparatus responded to the scene, along with Riley County EMS and Riley County Police Department.
The residence is a single story duplex, with damage from the fire and smoke estimated at $20,000 to the contents of the home and $15,000 to the sturcture.
The owner of the property is listed as Housing Authority City of Manhattan.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.