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Posted: Friday, 08 November 2013 5:38PM

Firefighter Injured Battling 2-Alarm Apartment Fire



     WICHITA, Kan. -- A firefighter was injured while fighting a 2-alarm apartment fire in south Wichita.  The fire broke out shortly before 4:00 p.m., Thursday at the Shores Apartments located at 2701 South Emporia. Initial crews on scene reported smoke and flames showing from the roof of one of the buildings and called for a two-alarm response.
     While inside the building, one of the firefighters reportedly came in contact with a live power line and was shocked. He was taken to a local hospital with potentially serious injuries.
     The fire was brought under control, but emergency crews remain on the scene.

 

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Firefighter Injured Battling 2-Alarm Apartment Fire
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