Wichita Fire Department

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December 22, 2019 - 8:44 am
A house fire injured two Wichita firefighters. It happened just after 10:00 p.m. Saturday, at a home near 25th Street North and Amidon. When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke and fire coming from the back of the home. One firefighter received a minor burn to his hand. He was treated and...
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Rodney Price
December 10, 2019 - 12:56 pm
The Wichita City Council approved several new contracts at their Tuesday meeting. That included a new 3-year deal with the firefighters union, which represents around 421 firefighters in the Wichita Fire Department. Eligible employees will receive merit based step increases of 2.5% and general pay...
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Rodney Price
December 08, 2019 - 7:27 am
Wichita Fire and Police units responded to three vehicle fires overnight in the city. The latest occurred just before 6:40 Sunday morning, at the intersection of south Baehr and Harry Street, in west Wichita. There is the possibility that this vehicle had been previously stolen. The other vehicle...
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November 30, 2019 - 7:12 am
Two people were shot in Wichita. It happened around 5:40 Saturday morning, in the 1200 block of south Main. A man in his 20s, was robbed then shot in the chest. The victim is in very serious condition at a local hospital. About an hour later, a second victim arrived at Ascension Via Christi St...
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November 28, 2019 - 7:24 am
One person died after a police chase that ended in a fiery crash. It happened around 1 a.m., near Douglas and Edgemoor in east Wichita. Wichita Police say they tried to pull over a driver who was driving erratically. The car traveled about 4 blocks before crashing into a tree and catching on fire...
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November 17, 2019 - 7:26 am
It was a busy night for first responders. Two people were shot in south Wichita at around 11:45 Saturday night in the 2800 block of south Emporia. One man is dead and a woman was injured. Both victims are in their early 20s, with the woman suffering a gunshot wound to her abdomen. At last check...
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Steve McIntosh
September 24, 2019 - 5:22 am
A four-plex fire in east Wichita early Tuesday morning. Around 4:25 firefighters were called to a structure in the 400 block of North New York, near Central and I-135. First responders found fire in the attic and evacuated residents of the apartments. No injuries are reported. Red Cross assistance...
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Amy Webb
September 02, 2019 - 8:12 pm
Four Wichita Fire Department staff and a K-9 are among 42 Kansans heading for Florida to help in the response to Hurricane Dorian. The Kansas Division of Emergency Management says that a search and rescue team with members from multiple agencies in Kansas have been deployed to Florida as part of...
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Rodney Price
September 02, 2019 - 11:26 am
Wichita Fire crews responded to the report of a building fire in east Wichita Monday morning.
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June 30, 2019 - 6:52 am
An overnight fire caused damage to vehicles at a storage area in northeast Wichita. The fire was reported around 4 a.m., near 45th and Rock at a U-Haul storage site. When fire crews arrived, they found two RV's and a semi on fire. The situation was brought under control about a half-hour later...
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