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Malfunctioning dryer may have started apartment fire near Planeview

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 8:27 a.m.

Firefighters made quick work of an apartment fire in southeast Wichita early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The fire was reported at 6:40 a.m. in the 4800 block of East New Jersey, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. That’s just east of the Planeview neighborhood, next to Oliver and south of Pawnee.

Firefighters found smoke coming from a dryer, the supervisor said. No injuries were reported, and no damage estimate has been established.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @StanFinger.

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