Firefighter suffers heat exhaustion battling grass fire near Derby

On Wednesday. Sedgwick County firefighters said a grass fire consumed 3-4 outbuildings near...
On Wednesday. Sedgwick County firefighters said a grass fire consumed 3-4 outbuildings near Derby.(KWCH)
Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 6:13 PM CDT
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DERBY, Kan. (KWCH) - At least one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion while fighting a grass fire in southeastern Sedgwick County. According to Sedgwick County dispatchers, there was a call for oxygen at the fire.

Late Wednesday afternoon, crews responded to the fire located in the 5900 block of S. 107th St. E., south of 55th and Greenwich and northwest of the Hidden Lakes Golf Course.

The fire burned 10-15 acres, including 3-4 outbuildings, and it threatened a handful of homes, according to firefighters.

Crews were able to get the fire under control.