Apartment fire in west Wichita causes extensive damage

April 14, 2018 - 5:26 pm

Firefighters were called to an apartment fire in west Wichita Saturday afternoon. Around 3:30 pm, arriving fire crews reported heavy smoke and flames coming from one of the structures at the Aspen Park Apartments in the 8400 block of West Central, just east of Tyler. After a short time, firefighters switched to a defensive mode of battling the smoke and flames, but were able to bring it under control within an hour. Witnesses report the roof on the structure is partially collapsed and multiple apartment units are affected. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. 

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