Wichita Firefighters battle 2-alarm apartment fire

KSN – May 23, 2017

Photo by Ryan Newton

Video630

Wichita firefighters battled a two-alarm apartment fire in West Wichita Monday night. The fire broke out around 8 p.m in the Colony West Apartments. They’re located one block north of W. Central and just west of N. Ridge Rd.

A Wichita police officer who first responded to the scene, said flames reached a height of about 30 feet. Fire officials say around seven or eight units were destroyed in the fire. The cause of the blaze is not known at this time. Twenty crews and 60 firefighters responded to the scene. Four firefighters received minor burns fighting the fire but were not hospitalized. A resident was injured after returning to the apartments and seeing his residence on fire. Firefighters are investigating a cause to the fire.

 

Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
http://www.ksffa.com
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page

0 Responses to “Wichita Firefighters battle 2-alarm apartment fire”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s





%d bloggers like this: