Brookside Apartments fire
A violation has been issued against Trittenbach Development group for not complying the city ordinance which restricts time for demolishing, constructing, altering or rearing any structure.
Brookside on College residents were notified Wednesday that they will not be able to move in until Aug. 18, four days later than expected. The late move-in has inconvenienced and irritated some residents.
The cause of the May 27 fire at the Brookside on College apartment complex is still unknown.
Officials are asking anyone with information, photos or videos of the fire to contact the city's fire marshal, a division of the Columbia Fire Department.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources performed tests at Flat Branch and found that the fire runoff did not affect the quality of water in the creek.
Reader Brad Wilmot edited 13 hours of emergency crew communication down to two hours.
The Brookside fire gave Missourian readers the opportunity to be our partners in news creation, providing photos of the fire and edited audio from the dispatch. As a result, the Missourian's coverage was enhanced.
Stephens College will provide temporary housing to displaced Brookside tenants in Hillcrest Hall until construction is complete.
The noise from the Brookside on College debris cleanup woke one neighbor up early Thursday morning. The majority of the lot has already been cleared.
That's more water than could fit in 3.17 Olympic-sized swimming pools, and it's twice as much water as the water tower on Walnut Street holds.
A resource scientist with the Department of Conservation said the water used to fight the fire might have a negative impact on the recovery of fish and other organisms in Flat Branch.
A day after the unfinished student apartments were ravaged by fire, firefighters declared the blaze finally out, while locals surveyed the destruction from nearby.
No one was injured in a devastating fire Sunday involving an unfinished student apartment structure, but the future remains unclear for both tenants and owners.
After the fire at the new Brookside apartment complex, many already-signed tenants face decisions regarding future housing plans.
A preliminary damage estimate has been set at $7 million, according to the Columbia Fire Department. The 145,000-square-foot development is owned by Jon and Nathan Odle, who also own Brookside Downtown.