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2 Firefighters sent to hospital after Bel Aire duplex fire

Wichita Fire Department battles duplex fire in Bel Aire
Wichita Fire Department battles duplex fire in Bel Aire(KWCH)
Published: Feb. 27, 2021 at 9:02 PM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Two firefighters were sent to the hospital with minor injuries following a duplex fire Saturday evening in Bel Aire.

The Wichita Fire Department and the Sedgwick County Fire Department both were called to 7400 block of E. Summerside Place in Bel Aire around 8:20 p.m.

Sedgwick County Fire says when they arrived at the scene they could see heavy fire and smoke from the back side of the home.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries and were transported to Ascension Via Christi.

Both firefighters have been released and are recovering at home.

No civilian injuries were reported. It is still unclear how the fire started.

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