Archive for Thursday, June 23, 2011

Wichita officials say fire in Old Town area was arson

June 23, 2011


— Wichita fire officials say a blaze that destroyed a commercial building in the city's Old Town area was arson.

The fire began Wednesday night at a commercial building. No one was in the building and no one was injured. Damage was listed at $30,000.

Wichita Fire Marshal Brad Crisp says officials won't release the exact cause of the fire because the investigation is continuing.

The building was leased by Branson Construction Inc. and used mostly to store paint and paperwork.


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