Traffic was blocked for a while Monday morning in portions of downtown Wichita so fire crews could investigate a report of a possible fire at the AT&T building at First and Broadway.
Broadway and Topeka from Douglas to First Street were affected. Several Wichita Fire Department trucks responded to the high-rise building around 9:30 a.m.
Wichita Fire Department Investigator Brandon Arnold said the systems alarm was triggered on the building and indicated a problem on the 12th floor.
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“A lot of times when you have a high-rise, the fire crews are proactive and treat it like a working fire,” he said.
The building was evacuated for nearly an hour as fire crews searched.
But in the end, “there was no active fire conditions,” Arnold said.
Contributing: Beccy Tanner of The Eagle