WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A home in east Wichita was heavily damaged by a fire that broke out on Tuesday evening.
The Wichita Fire Department (WFD) says around 8:15 p.m., they received a report of a house fire in the 600 block of N. Battin St.
The crews arrived quickly and saw a “significant” amount of fire showing, which appeared to be the half-story roof of the house.
Firefighters entered the house and located the fire in a bedroom and extinguished it. WFD says there was someone home at the time and was evaluated by emergency services. The person was treated and released.
WFD says the fire caused $20,000 in damage. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.