Fire damages rural home near Kechi

George Lawson

Fire damages rural home near Kechi

By George Lawson. CREATED Apr 24, 2014

Investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a rural home near Kechi.  The fire was reported shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday in the 2500 block of East 101st Street North. 

Sedgwick County division chief Doug Williams said flames were coming from the front of the home when crews arrived.    He said it appeared to start in the living room area.  There were three people living in the home, but only one man was home at the time and he escaped without injury.  

Traffic was blocked on 101st between Hydraulic and Hillside as crews battled the fire.