Wichita Fire Department

May 12, 2018 - 11:31 am
Two women were injured when they caught on fire in north Wichita. It happened just after 9:00 Friday night at the Los Reyes Mexican Buffet, in the 500 block of west 21st. A police officer driving by saw a woman running out of the restaurant on fire. The officer immediately rendered aid by using his...
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May 03, 2018 - 11:07 pm
The Wichita City Council voted to keep the current rules regarding fireworks in the city unchanged. But at the same time they created the means for allowing for the fire department to have increased informant. Fire Chief Stuart Bevis says with new permit fees for sellers, the city will be able to...
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May 01, 2018 - 5:31 am
Wichita Fire Crews battled a house fire in Delano Monday night. The fire was reported in the 400 block of S. Walnut, southeast of Maple and Seneca just before 8:30 p.m. Crews arriving on the scene found smoke and flames coming from a 2 story home. There were initial reports that a baby was trapped...
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April 15, 2018 - 8:25 am
Multiple emergency crews responded to the scene of a submerged vehicle in northwest Wichita early Sunday morning. It happened around 7:30, near K-96 and West Street. Crews at the scene found the body of one person inside the vehicle, which was submerged in the Arkansas River. The cause of the...
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Dreamstime
April 14, 2018 - 5:26 pm
Firefighters were called to an apartment fire in west Wichita Saturday afternoon. Around 3:30 pm, arriving fire crews reported heavy smoke and flames coming from one of the structures at the Aspen Park Apartments in the 8400 block of West Central, just east of Tyler. After a short time,...
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Steve Boyer
April 09, 2018 - 1:55 pm
It was a busy weekend for Wichita firefighters. Friday evening after 10 PM a home in the 2400 block of West 3rd suffered 50-thousand dollars in damage. Four adults and one child escaped injury. Investigators say there were no working smoke alarms. The cause is under investigation. Saturday morning...
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April 01, 2018 - 7:57 am
Restrictions are now in place in Wichita and surrounding areas as the ozone season begins today. Wichita Fire Department officials say non-essential open burning operations will be suspended through May 1. Restricted activities include burning trees and brush from land clearing, crop residues,...
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March 24, 2018 - 9:16 am
An apartment fire broke out early Saturday morning. It was reported after 8:30 in the 800 block of North Mathewson Avenue, near Murdock and I-135. When crews arrived, fire was showing from the structure. Several units responded and quickly brought the blaze under control and contained it to one...
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Dreamstime
February 17, 2018 - 9:15 am
A house fire in Wichita early Saturday injured one person. It happened just after 7 a.m. Fire crews responded to a house fire in the 1700 block of north Emporia. One person was treated for smoke inhalation. Five adults and one child have been displaced by the blaze and the Red Cross is assisting...
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Dreamstime
February 11, 2018 - 10:22 am
After 9:30 Sunday morning, Wichita Police and Fire Department units were called to the 2100 block of South St. Francis Ave. Initial reports said there was an active disturbance and a fire at the home. Fire crews had to wait until the scene was safe before moving in. Once inside, they reported heavy...
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