Fire department looks into smoke smell at Wichita high-rise

Local

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Fire Department responded to a high-rise fire call at the Garvey Center in downtown Wichita on Tuesday around 8:30 p.m.

An odor of smoke was reported. Occupants of the building were asked to evacuate.

Fire officials tell KSN no smoke was visible, and investigators discovered hot electrical motors on the fifth floor. The smell traveled up to the 12th floor causing the panic. The fire department declared the scene under control as there was no fire.

LATEST STORIES:

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

3 Day Forecast

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories