Fire damaged a duplex in southeast Wichita late Sunday night, authorities said.
The fire was reported shortly before 9:30 p.m. at 4421 E. Bayley, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. That is southwest of Lincoln and Oliver.
“The kitchen stove was being used to heat the residence and accidentally ignited a pan of grease,” Capt. Stuart Bevis said in an e-mail response to questions.
Firefighters needed less than 20 minutes to put out the fire at the duplex, which records show was built in 1941. No injuries were reported.
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Damage was set at $10,000 to the duplex and its contents, Bevis said.