One dead in north Wichita house fire

Fire reported around 8:30 Friday morning

WICHITA, Kan. - One person is dead following a house fire in north Wichita.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. near 21st St. N. and Burns in the North Riverside area.  Heavy smoke could be seen over the Wichita skyline from the fire.

Crews were notified someone may have been trapped inside of the house when they arrived on scene.  The body of an 82-year-old woman was discovered around 11 a.m.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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