WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Fire Department battled a two-alarm house fire south of Kellogg.

It broke out around 7:40 a.m. in the 800 block of S. Broadway, just near Orme. Crews arrived to find heavy fire in the back of the home.

KSN’s Skyview camera from downtown caught smoke billowing from the fire.

The department said they rescued two people inside. They refused treatment.

The home was boarded up and was supposed to be vacant.

“We do have issues and concerns on these type of structures. We are just going to continue to operate as normally,” said Battalion Chief Jose Ocadiz. “We will just add additional fire crews to the scene to make sure while we are still inside searching for individuals, the possible of individuals trapped, we want to make sure for the safety of the firefighters.”

The fire department asks that you avoid Broadway between Kellogg and Lincoln as it remains closed.

The fire was reported under control around 8:10 a.m. The cause of the fire has not been determined.