House Fire

July 27, 2018 - 5:18 am
One person was injured in a house fire this morning in south Wichita. Just before two a.m. first responders were called to the 19-hundred block of south Ellis. It took just over 20 minutes to bring the fire under control. One person suffered smoke inhalation and possible burns to the back. The...
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July 26, 2018 - 8:13 pm
A dog named Lucifer has saved a Hutchinson man from an early morning house fire. Larry Moore was asleep in his home when his dog woke him about 2:15 a.m. Wednesday. Fire Battalion Chief Jeremy Unruh says Moore, Lucifer and another dog, named Angel, made it out safely. But Unruh says Moore returned...
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July 13, 2018 - 9:06 pm
Authorities say one person has died in a house fire in Topeka. Firefighters responded early Friday to the home where the body was found. The Topeka Fire Department wasn't immediately releasing the name, age or gender of the person who died. Topeka and state fire officials are investigating the...
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Steve McIntosh
July 13, 2018 - 10:33 am
One person suffered critical injuries in a house fire in east Wichita. Just before 10 am, first responders were called to the eleven-hundred block of east Zimmerly. They found a one-story structure with "heavy involvement" in smoke and flames ... power lines down ... and reports of a person trapped...
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July 06, 2018 - 5:11 am
Wichita crews battled a house fire early Friday morning in northeast Wichita. The fire started around midnight in the 1200 block of Bracken Court, southwest of 13th and 127th. Acting Battalion Chief Warren Koehn says the roof of the home collapsed and firefighters had to battle the fire in a...
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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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Steve Boyer
June 29, 2018 - 12:09 pm
A house fire this morning in the Riverside area of north Wichita. Firefighters were called to the 2300 block of north Burns around 8:35. Battalion Chief John Turner says a passerby reported the fire. Due to the heat, and dangerous conditions, firefighters had to make several searches to find the...
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May 08, 2018 - 8:42 pm
A house explosion and fire was reported in south Wichita. It happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the 2100 block of south Pattie. Residents in the area reported hearing the explosion. Fire crews discovered that several windows and a wall were blown out, but no one was in the house at the...
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May 01, 2018 - 5:31 am
Wichita Fire Crews battled a house fire in Delano Monday night. The fire was reported in the 400 block of S. Walnut, southeast of Maple and Seneca just before 8:30 p.m. Crews arriving on the scene found smoke and flames coming from a 2 story home. There were initial reports that a baby was trapped...
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Ted Woodward
April 16, 2018 - 2:32 pm
Crews were on the scene of a pair of significant fires recently in Wichita, including a major blaze Saturday afternoon near Central & Tyler; it occurred at the Aspen Park Apartments. That fire started on an upper deck, eventually causing the roof to collapse; the blaze caused $1.5 million in...
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