6 people displaced as fire damages west Wichita home


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Half a dozen people were left without a home Wednesday evening after a fire ripped through it. It happened just after 7:30 p.m. in the 3200 block of W. 10th St.

Battalion Chief Matt Bowen with the Wichita Fire Department said fire crews battled dense smoke and heat which were coming from the backside of the house. There were no inhabitants in the house during the time of the fire.

“Fire crews and fire investigation unit will be on scene for a little while attempting to determine a cause and facilitating the occupants with Red Cross,” Batallion Chief Bowen said.

The local Red Cross chapter is helping the four adults and two children who have been displaced as a result of this house fire.

 The cause of the fire is still undetermined at this time as is a loss estimate.

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