Firefighter

KNSS News
January 11, 2018 - 1:36 pm
Several dogs and cats died in a Wichita house fire but two residents managed to escape with minor injuries. The Wichita Eagle reports firefighter responded Wednesday afternoon to the fire, which caused several small explosions in a garage. Medics treated two residents for minor injuries, but...
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Dreamstime
January 03, 2018 - 11:36 am
Wamego fire officials say a firefighter died after a fall at a fire station. The department said John Randle died Tuesday from injuries he suffered Monday. Randle had returned to the station after helping to fight a structure fire early Monday. The department says in a release that he fell while he...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
October 10, 2017 - 9:56 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Nine people injured in a house fire on Wichita's west side. Around 6:45 this morning, firefighters were called to 515 South Sedgwick. The fire apparently started in a back bedroom. Two adults were hospitalized in critical condition. Seven children suffered minor smoke...
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Dreamstime
September 10, 2017 - 12:44 am
A special event was held on Saturday to remember the fallen heroes of September 11, 2001. On Saturday, nearly 60 fire departments convened in Wichita for the Memorial Stair Climb. The event is a tribute to the firefighters who lost their lives while doing their jobs on 9/11. Participants climb a...
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Dreamstime
August 15, 2017 - 7:13 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two children have been killed and several other people injured in an apartment fire in suburban Kansas City. KMBC -TV reports that the fire started early Tuesday at a complex in Overland Park. Fire officials say two men were hurt when they jumped out of a...
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Dreamstime
July 26, 2017 - 2:09 pm
RAYTOWN, Mo. (AP) — Two men died and five other people escaped injury in a suburban Kansas City house fire. Raytown fire officials say the fire was reported early Wednesday and the home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Raytown Fire Battalion Chief Ty Helphrey says...
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Dreamstime
July 16, 2017 - 5:51 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - An apartment fire in northwest Wichita has left over a dozen people homeless. Fire crews were called to a 4-plex apartment in the 9000 block of West Westlawn, near 21st and Tyler, just after noon on Sunday. When they arrived, neighbors indicated that there were several people still...
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Dreamstime
April 25, 2017 - 10:55 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was killed and a firefighter injured during a blaze at a house in Lawrence, Kansas. The city's fire department said in a news release that firefighters managed to pull the woman from the burning, one-story home about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, but she died at...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2017 - 7:40 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - One firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling a house fire Monday morning in east Wichita. Around 4:15 a.m. fire crews were called to the 400 block of south Poplar, near Kellogg and Grove where they found smoke and flame coming from the rear of as two-story residence...
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