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Man injured in house fire in southeast Wichita

A 36-year-old man was hurt in a house fire in southeast Wichita Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

The fire was reported at 2:50 p.m. at 2037 S. Brentwood, near Mount Vernon and George Washington Boulevard, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said.

The man was taken to a local hospital suffering from smoke inhalation and third-degree burns on his leg. A preliminary damage estimate was set at $80,000, but a cause has not yet been released.

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