July 07, 2018 - 9:06 am
A house fire in east Wichita is being blamed on fireworks. It happened around midnight Friday morning in the 12-hundred block of north Bracken Court. When crews arrived, they found flames coming from the roof of the home. It took multiple fire crews about 30 minutes to get control of the blaze...
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July 05, 2018 - 10:44 pm
The city of Wichita cracked down on the use of illegal fireworks this 4th of July holiday. The twenty-two enforcement teams made up of police officers and firefighters wrote a total of 133 citations. Wichita resident Jeff Allan tells KSN News, he felt angry for receiving a $250 ticket, after his...
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July 05, 2018 - 8:37 pm
Fire investigators say a fire that destroyed a house near Topeka began when fireworks thrown in the trash reignited. The Kansas State Fire Marshal's office says both residents inside the home just south of Topeka city limits escaped the early Thursday fire after being awakened by smoke detectors...
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July 02, 2018 - 12:36 pm
The Wichita Parks Foundation and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers invite you to spend your 4th of July with us at the 4th Annual Red, White & BOOM in Downtown Wichita! The event starts at 5pm with a dozen food trucks on Water Street at the Westar Energy Food Court. (See list of food...
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July 04, 2018 - 8:14 am
Fourth of July fireworks bring undue stress to nation’s veterans living with PTSD. Watch the latest video at
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July 01, 2018 - 10:17 pm
Firework shooting dates in Wichita are from July 27th through July 5th from 10 am to midnight. Allowed fireworks can shoot no higher than 6 feet and fireworks that are labeled as "shooting flaming balls" cannot be shot. City officials say the rule is, “If it can be bought in Wichita, it can be shot...
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Ted Woodward
June 21, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Wichita has a new fireworks ordinance in place this year. Mayor Jeff Longwell says in the past, officials were reluctant to write tickets with fines of $2,500. He says under the new regulations, the fine has been greatly reduced to $250, and tickets will be issued to those in violation; no...
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May 03, 2018 - 11:07 pm
The Wichita City Council voted to keep the current rules regarding fireworks in the city unchanged. But at the same time they created the means for allowing for the fire department to have increased informant. Fire Chief Stuart Bevis says with new permit fees for sellers, the city will be able to...
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May 01, 2018 - 11:12 am
The Wichita City Council voted Tuesday to amend the city's fireworks ordinance. The initial proposal was brought to the council in early March but action was deferred until more input could be gained from District Advisory Boards. Based on that feedback, the city voted to maintain the current...
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