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Fire damages house in northwest Wichita

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at 7:58 a.m.

Fire damaged a house in northwest Wichita on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The fire was reported shortly before 4:40 p.m. at 1630 N. Rutgers, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. That’s northwest of 13th and Maize Road.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the chimney, KFDI Radio reports. A man and two children were able to get out of the house and no injuries were reported, the dispatch supervisor said.

The cause of the fire has not been released.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com.

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