Fire damages house in south Wichita

Fire damaged a house in south Wichita early this morning, authorities said.

The fire was reported at 5:49 a.m. at 1007 S. Pattie, which is northeast of Washington and Lincoln, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. It took firefighters more than half an hour to put out the blaze.

The Red Cross was called out to assist the woman who lives there with a dog and pet bird, the supervisor said. No serious injuries were reported.

A cause and damage estimate have not been released.