Fire damages apartment in central Wichita

10 people displaced by blaze

March 24, 2018 - 9:16 am

An apartment fire broke out early Saturday morning.

It was reported after 8:30 in the 800 block of North Mathewson Avenue, near Murdock and I-135.  When crews arrived, fire was showing from the structure.  Several units responded and quickly brought the blaze under control and contained it to one apartment. 

No injuries were reported.  The Red Cross is assisting 7 adults and 3 children who were displaced.  

The cause of the fire and a damage estimate has not been determined.

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