Fire damages downtown Wichita building

No injuries reported at Shirkmere Apartments

WICHITA, Kan - No injuries were reported when a fire broke out on the roof of a downtown Wichita apartment building.  

The fire was reported around 4 p.m. on the 9th floor and roof of the Shirkmere Apartments at 256 North Topeka.  Crews had the fire out within a short time.  It damaged a penthouse area that was used for storage. 

Police were called to the area when a fight was reported among residents who had been evacuated from the building.  

There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire or the extent of damage. 


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