House Fire

Wichita Fire Department
Ted Woodward
December 07, 2017 - 10:38 am
At about 8:00 a.m. Thursday, fire crews were sent to the report of house fire with a detatched garage in the 100 block of N. Gordon, near Douglas & Meridian in the west part of Wichita. Two adults and a baby were able to escape from the blaze, which sent thick black smoke billowing for miles...
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Dreamstime
November 02, 2017 - 11:20 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) – A man has died following a fire in Reno County. It happened around 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning in the 900 block of N. Dean Road about four miles west of Hutchinson. The fire victim was identified as an elderly man who lived alone. State Fire Marshal officials are...
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Dreamstime
November 02, 2017 - 10:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan, (KNSS) - Two people have been hospitalized following a fire in east Wichita. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Thursday night in the 600 block of N. Terrace, (near Central and Edgemoor). Fire crews arrived and found a car, garage and the home on fire. The extent of the injuries are not...
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Dreamstime
September 14, 2017 - 9:36 pm
ROSE HILL, Kan. (AP) — Butler County authorities say an explosion that destroyed a rural home and critically injured a man was caused by a propane leak. The home near Rose Hill exploded on Monday. A man, 67, suffered severe burns. Andover Deputy Fire Chief Mike Roosevelt said investigators are sure...
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Dreamstime
July 04, 2017 - 7:07 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man's body has been found at the site of a house fire in Wichita The fire happened about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. Crews responding to the scene were initially not sure whether the man who lived there was still inside. Wichita Fire Chief Ron Blackwell says authorities have not...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
June 27, 2017 - 10:38 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Around 1:50 am, firefighters were called to the 15-hundred block of south Sedgwick. They found smoke and flame coming from the structure. The fire was under control in about 20 minutes. Investigator Brandon Arnold tells KNSS News the cause of the blaze is under investigation...
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Dreamstime
June 02, 2017 - 2:39 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) One person was found dead in a home in the east part of Wichita, after crews battled a house fire early Friday afternoon in the 300 block of N. Ash, near 2nd Street & the Canal Route. 2nd Street was blocked between Grove and I-135. The victim's body was discovered in the...
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K N S S NEWS
March 27, 2017 - 8:20 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Fire officials are trying to determine what sparked a weekend house fire that killed a Wichita man. Wichita Fire Department Capt. Kelly Zane says Martin Ornelas, 58, died at a hospital Monday morning of injuries sustained in the fire reported about 10:00 p.m. Sunday. Zane says...
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Dreamstime
March 22, 2017 - 10:40 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A man suffered serious burns as he attempted to put out a fire at his home in southwest Wichita, with a garden hose. It happened just after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on west Jewell, near Maize Rd. Dean Nestor, 27, says he was at home when the fire began on his back deck and...
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