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Fire spreads from one house to another in Derby on Thursday night

Firefighters from three different jurisdictions had to join in the fight to contain a double house fire in Derby on Thursday night, authorities said.

The initial house fire was reported shortly before 7 p.m. in the 600 block of South Woodlawn in Derby, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. The fire spread to a neighboring house and both structures became heavily involved with flames.

As many as eight fire trucks were on the scene at one point, the supervisor said. Firefighters from Derby, Mulvane and Sedgwick County teamed up to fight the fires.

One fire was declared out shortly before 7:45 p.m., the supervisor said, while the second was not put out until shortly after 9 p.m.

No injuries were reported in the fires.

Damage estimates and details about what caused the initial fire have not yet been released.

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