One hurt in W. Wichita house fire

KWCH – March 22, 2017

 

A homeowner was hospitalized with burns after a house fire Tuesday afternoon in the 10100 block of W. Jewell in west Wichita.

 

The call, made about 1:30 p.m., came in as a grass fire, but soon changed to a structure fire. Wichita Fire Battalion Chief Sid Newby says crews found flames in the rear of the home's exterior. The blaze spread inside the home, causing extensive damage, Newby says.

Newby says the homeowner suffered burns to the upper torso.