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Wichita house damaged in Friday night fire

April 01, 2017 - 2:16 am
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WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – A home in south Wichita was badly damaged in a fire Friday night. The home is located on the 1900 block of S. Silver, near the Arkansas River and Mt. Vernon. 

Smoke and flames were seen coming from the home when firefighters first arrived on scene. While battling the fire, firefighters report they realized the house had been vacant for two to three years. 

According to fire department supervisors, the first floor of the house was badly damaged with heavy smoke damage on the second floor. 

No one was injured in the fire. 

At this time no cause or damage estimate has been reported. 

 
 

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