Wichita Fire Department

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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KNSS News
June 29, 2018 - 8:42 pm
Authorities say an 82-year-old woman has been found dead after a fire in her Wichita home. The Wichita Fire Department says heavy smoke was pouring from the home when crews responded Friday morning. Firefighters found the woman's body after extinguishing the blaze. The cause of the fire is under...
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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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June 24, 2018 - 7:31 am
UPDATE: 9:38 a.m. Crews from Colwich, Mt. Hope, Valley Center, Bentley and the Newton fire departments assisted Sedgwick County FD #1 with a fire in Andale at St Joseph Catholic Church. The fire was first reported this morning around 5:45 a.m., with flames and smoke coming from the roof and attic...
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Steve Boyer
June 22, 2018 - 3:35 pm
Two people escaped injury after making an emergency landing near Derby. Emergency crews were called to Cook airfield near Derby at about 2 PM Friday. The pilot of a small plane radioed a mayday call and crash landed in a wheat stubble field. Two people were on board. Neither was injured. Officials...
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Dreamstime
May 27, 2018 - 6:11 pm
Fire crews are trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed two vehicles and damaged a home in east Wichita. Just before eleven o'clock Sunday morning, fire crews responded to a house fire call in the 2000 block of Stoneybrook Court. When they arrived on the scene, they found two vehicles...
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May 12, 2018 - 11:31 am
Two women were injured when they caught on fire in north Wichita. It happened just after 9:00 Friday night at the Los Reyes Mexican Buffet, in the 500 block of west 21st. A police officer driving by saw a woman running out of the restaurant on fire. The officer immediately rendered aid by using his...
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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 - 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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April 15, 2018 - 8:25 am
Multiple emergency crews responded to the scene of a submerged vehicle in northwest Wichita early Sunday morning. It happened around 7:30, near K-96 and West Street. Crews at the scene found the body of one person inside the vehicle, which was submerged in the Arkansas River. The cause of the...
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