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.