Flames spread from a fireplace flue and caught an apartment building on fire in west Wichita on Monday night, authorities said.
The fire was reported shortly before 9:30 p.m. at Wyndham Court apartments, 330 S. Tyler Road, fire Capt. Stuart Bevis said. A witness reported seeing fire in a chimney.
Damage was estimated to be $20,000 to the structure and $20,000 to contents in the building, Bevis said.
One person who suffered chest pains was taken to a local hospital for treatment.