fire

Dreamstime
May 31, 2017 - 5:10 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - Authorities suspect arson in an east Topeka house fire that sent one man to the hospital. Speaking with the Kansas Information Network Captain Paul Stafford with the Topeka Fire Department says a residence in the Colonial Park Townhomes Complex in the 2700 block of SE Golden...
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KNSS News
May 24, 2017 - 6:39 pm
CARBONDALE, Kan. (AP) — Fire officials have identified the victim of a deadly northeast Kansas fire as an 89-year-old man. KSNT-TV ( http://bit.ly/2qdaj9T ) reports that the Kansas Fire Marshal's Office has identified Roger Edgar as the man killed early Monday in Carbondale. A dog was also died in...
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Dreamstime
May 22, 2017 - 8:58 pm
Updated WICHITA, Kan.(KNSS) - A two alarm apartment fire in West Wichtia kept fire and police crews busy monday night. The fire was in the Colony West Apartments near Central and Ridge. Sedgwick County dispatchers report the first call came out shortly after 8 p.m. KSN-TV reports the fire damaged...
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2017 - 4:27 am
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - Reno County fire officials say four fires north of Hutchinson in early March are suspicious in nature. The Hutchinson News reports the fires March 4-5 burned more than 5,500 acres and destroyed a dozen homes. Deputy Fire Chief Doug Hanen says in a news release a firework...
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Dreamstime
April 14, 2017 - 4:29 am
LYONS, Kan. (KNSS) - Around 9 a.m. Thursday a fire broke out at the Jacam Chemical facility in Rice County between Sterling and Lyons. Rice County Fire Crews arrived at the fire, but had many problems to deal with. Rice County Emergency Director Greg Klein said fire crews were not able to use water...
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KNSS News
April 08, 2017 - 2:04 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Fire damaged an eight-unit apartment building in east Wichita. It happened around 7:00 p.m. Friday night at the Colony East Apartments in the 8,000 block of E. Douglas, near Douglas and Rock Road. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the building. The flames...
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Dreamstime
April 01, 2017 - 2:16 am
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,...
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Dreamstime
March 25, 2017 - 4:12 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Officials in a Kansas City suburb where a fire destroyed a multimillion-dollar apartment building under construction and spread to about two dozen homes estimate the blaze caused between $23 million and $25 million in damage. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/2nfQji7...
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Dreamstime
March 22, 2017 - 6:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a welder accidentally started a fire that spread from a suburban Kansas City apartment complex that was under construction to nearly two dozen homes. The Kansas City Star reports that Overland Park Fire Marshal Mark Sweany said Tuesday evening that the fire...
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Dreamstime
March 22, 2017 - 5:34 pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a fire in a residential group home in suburban Kansas City has sent one person to the hospital in critical condition and another in serious condition. The Overland Park Fire Department said in a news release that crews were called early Wednesday to the...
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