One person seriously injured in S Wichita shed fire

Crews responded to a fire in the 1800 block of S Topeka.
Crews responded to a fire in the 1800 block of S Topeka.(KWCH)
Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 6:19 AM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: Fire crews found a shed attached to a garage on fire when they responded to a call in south Wichita Friday morning.

The garage served as an apartment for the person who was injured, the lone occupant when the fire happened. He suffered burns and was hospitalized. The entire structure burned down. It is unknown what caused the fire and the investigation is ongoing.

One person suffered serious injuries in a shed fire in south Wichita on Friday morning.

Crews responded to the fire near the 1800 block of S. Topeka at around 6 a.m. They were able to contain the fire and declare an “all clear” on the scene, but EMS was requested. Dispatch confirmed that one person was seriously hurt.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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