Fire department battles house fire on Central and Kessler

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita fire crews were busy Thursday afternoon putting out a house fire.

It happened around 4 p.m. near Central Avenue and Kessler Street.

Fire investigators say they noticed smoke in the air and were the first on the scene.

“What was presenting them when they noticed it and pulled up was heavy fire on the exterior of the house, large column of smoke,” said Battalion Chief Matt Bowen, Wichita Fire Department. 

Bowen says no one was hurt.

There is not an estimated cost of damage at this time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The eastbound lanes on Central Avenue will reopen shortly.

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