Wichita Fire Department

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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Dreamstime
April 14, 2018 - 5:26 pm
Firefighters were called to an apartment fire in west Wichita Saturday afternoon. Around 3:30 pm, arriving fire crews reported heavy smoke and flames coming from one of the structures at the Aspen Park Apartments in the 8400 block of West Central, just east of Tyler. After a short time,...
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Steve Boyer
April 09, 2018 - 1:55 pm
It was a busy weekend for Wichita firefighters. Friday evening after 10 PM a home in the 2400 block of West 3rd suffered 50-thousand dollars in damage. Four adults and one child escaped injury. Investigators say there were no working smoke alarms. The cause is under investigation. Saturday morning...
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April 01, 2018 - 7:57 am
Restrictions are now in place in Wichita and surrounding areas as the ozone season begins today. Wichita Fire Department officials say non-essential open burning operations will be suspended through May 1. Restricted activities include burning trees and brush from land clearing, crop residues,...
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