Fire and explosion rocks south Wichita neighborhood

No injuries reported

May 08, 2018 - 8:42 pm

A house explosion and fire was reported in south Wichita.  It happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the 2100 block of south Pattie.

Residents in the area reported hearing the explosion.  Fire crews discovered that several windows and a wall were blown out, but no one was in the house at the time.  The fire was put out quickly.

A damage estimate was not immediately available, but officials said the home was not in livable condition.  Investigators are working with the gas company to determine a cause.

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