House Fire

Dreamstime
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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April 13, 2018 - 5:17 am
Crews responded to the report of a house fire in south Wichita Thursday. The fire was reported a little after 5:00 p.m. in the 1700 block of S. Market. Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke showing from the home. KSN News spoke with Wichita Fire Battalion Chief Tom Carney who said crews managed to...
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March 27, 2018 - 7:02 pm
Authorities have now identified the woman who died after a fire in her Lawrence home. Firefighters found the body of Madison T. Halverstadt, 29, in a bedroom of the house where a fire was reported early Monday morning. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical Division Chief James King said in a news...
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Dreamstime
March 12, 2018 - 6:54 pm
Police say foul play is not suspected in a fire and explosion at a Salina home that killed a man. The explosion happened around 4:00 a.m. Sunday. By the time firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames, but they were able to keep it from spreading. Salina police spokesman Capt. Paul...
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February 27, 2018 - 7:04 pm
Authorities have identified two people killed in a northeast Kansas house fire. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that Richard Willits, 55, and Denise Willits, 47, died in the Feb. 16 blaze at a home in Netawaka. The house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The bodies...
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Dreamstime
February 16, 2018 - 9:25 pm
Two people were found dead in a house fire in northeast Kansas. Jackson County authorities say the bodies were found after the fire in Netawaka was extinguished Friday. Netawaka is about 42 miles north of Topeka. Sheriff Tim Morse says the home was fully engulfed when crews from a dozen area fire...
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Dreamstime
February 11, 2018 - 10:22 am
After 9:30 Sunday morning, Wichita Police and Fire Department units were called to the 2100 block of South St. Francis Ave. Initial reports said there was an active disturbance and a fire at the home. Fire crews had to wait until the scene was safe before moving in. Once inside, they reported heavy...
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K N S S News
February 09, 2018 - 9:03 pm
A fire in north Wichita has become fatal. Authorities say one person who was in the home when the fire broke out had died. It happened around 6:20 p.m. Friday night in the 3100 block of N. Woodland Avenue, (Near 29th and Arkansas). KSN News reports that first responders did not initially see any...
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Dreamstime
January 29, 2018 - 10:41 pm
Fire crews were called to a house fire in east Wichita. It happened around 7:45 p.m. Monday evening in the 600 block of S. Vassar, (Near Kellogg and Hillside). First responders reported seeing smoke and flames coming from the home as they arrived. One person was injured in the blaze, but refused...
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Dreamstime
January 24, 2018 - 8:08 pm
Lyon County authorities say a person has died in a house fire near Emporia. County sheriff's deputy Jacob Welsh says the fire was reported Wednesday morning about 4 miles southwest of Emporia. When firefighters arrived, the home was completely engulfed in flames. The person's name has not been...
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