House collapse, gas leak in northwest Wichita

Steve McIntosh
January 18, 2018 - 5:41 am



A  gas leak and residents evacuated near 17th and Chambers in northwest Wichita. Around 4:30 this morning, 911 dispatch sent first-responders to the report of a building collapse in the 11,000 block of west 17th ... a residential area. Sedgwick County Clerk Kelly Arnold tells KNSS News a car ran into the house next his, triggering a gas leak. Arnold says police knocked on his door around 3:30 and told him to evacuate. Arnold  went to I-HOP to wait out the emergency. Several houses in the neighborhood were evacuated. No injuries reported.

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