Brookside Apartments fire

Neighborhood Association files noise violation against Brookside on College complex

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.


Move-in delayed for residents at Brookside on College

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. 

UPDATE: Brookside fire investigation still ongoing

The cause of the May 27 fire at the Brookside on College apartment complex is still unknown.

Brookside fire investigation continues; cause remains undetermined

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.

Flat Branch water quality not affected by Brookside fire

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.

FROM READERS: Listen to scanner traffic from Brookside fire

Reader Brad Wilmot edited 13 hours of emergency crew communication down to two hours.

DEAR READER: Reader contributions improve our coverage

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.

Brookside, Stephens College reach temporary housing agreement

Stephens College will provide temporary housing to displaced Brookside tenants in Hillcrest Hall until construction is complete.

Early morning cleanup of Brookside on College brings neighbors' complaints

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.

More than 2 million gallons of water were used to fight Brookside fire

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.

UPDATE: State monitors Flat Branch Creek after apartment fire

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.

Debris surveyed at scene of Brookside on College fire

A day after the unfinished student apartments were ravaged by fire, firefighters declared the blaze finally out, while locals surveyed the destruction from nearby.


RECAP: After Brookside fire, uncertainty for tenants, owners

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 fire, Brookside tenants try to make new housing plans

After the fire at the new Brookside apartment complex, many already-signed tenants face decisions regarding future housing plans.


UPDATE: After fire, Brookside expects 30% of College Ave. complex to open by fall

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.