Fire destroys home in Oaklawn

Red Cross called in to assist victims

May 17, 2018 - 3:59 am

Wichita firefighters responded to a house fire in the Oaklawn neighborhood in south Wichita Wednesday night. The call came in just before 10 PM for a mobile home on fire in the 3000 block of Sunview Avenue.

Fire crews that arrived on-scene say the home was heavily involved with smoke and flames. After nearly an hour, the fire was brought under control.

The Kansas Red Cross has been called in to assist two adults and three children who were affected. No damage estimate has been given and authorities are investigating what caused the fire.

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