Building Fire

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KNSS News
September 07, 2020 - 1:19 pm
Authorities say a downtown Topeka building sustained about $1,000 in damage when a fire was apparently intentionally set in a pile of debris behind it spread to the rear of the building.
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Building fire overnight in east Wichita
Steve McIntosh
June 24, 2020 - 5:22 am
Wichita fire crews battled a two-alarm building fire early Wednesday morning in east Wichita. Just before two a.m. firefighters responded to a blaze at a liquor store in a small strip mall at Central and Cleveland. According to Wichita Fire Chief Tammy Snow dispatchers issued a second alarm,...
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KNSS News
August 21, 2019 - 11:43 pm
An historic building was damaged by fire in downtown Wichita. It' happened around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the old Occidental Hotel at 2nd and Main. The building is one of the oldest in the city, built in 1873. The first floor is currently being used as office space, with the upper 2-floors...
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May 31, 2019 - 4:50 am
Fire officials in Topeka are investigating what caused a massive fire that tore through a downtown warehouse. The fire was reported Wednesday evening at the Trails Market and Gallery, and firefighters battled the flames into early Thursday morning. All that remains of the warehouse is an empty...
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Wichita Fire Department
Ted Woodward
March 21, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Before 4:00 a.m. Thursday, fire and police officials responded to a building fire in W. Wichita's Delano neighborhood. Fire crews found heavy fire in the rear of the building in the 900 block of W. Douglas, housing Idle Hands Tattoo and Piercing; rescue workers were able to evacuate people in...
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January 08, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Authorities say a fire that erupted after a New Year's Eve party at a Hutchinson building has been classified as undetermined. KSN News reports the fire destroyed the building at 909 S. Main Street. It was being used as a wood hobby shop. The Hutchinson Fire Department battled sub-zero temperatures...
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January 02, 2019 - 5:00 am
A large fire heavily damaged a Hutchinson business on New Year's Day. Just before 7 a.m., the Hutchinson Fire Department responded to the report of a building fire on South Main. The structure was a commercial property that being used for a wood hobby shop. Sub-zero wind chills hampered fire...
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Dreamstime
February 07, 2018 - 8:08 pm
The owner of a Topeka-area auto body and restoration shop says it was "brutal" watching his business burn, knowing that six classic cars inside the building were destroyed. High Torque Racing Auto Body and Paint in Meriden was destroyed in the fire early Wednesday. The company owner, Mike Garrison...
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Ted Woodward
January 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
A building fire caused extensive damage Monday afternoon at Fleet Maintenance near West Street & 30th Street South; arriving fire crews could see the heavy smoke from a quarter-mile away. There was a partial collapse of the building towards the end of the incident. It started as employees were...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 6:56 pm
A two alarm fire at a business in south Wichita has injured three people. It began shortly before 3:30 p.m. Monday at Fleet Maintenance, in the 3700 block of West 30th Street South, (just east of West Street). A second alarm was sounded after crews arrived and reported smoke showing from the...
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