Non-emergency line open for fireworks complaints

Sedgwick County 911 Call Center (KSN File Photo)
Sedgwick County 911 Call Center (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kansas – The non-emergency line for fireworks complaints is open in Sedgwick County.

The non-emergency number is 316-290-1011.

The Sedgwick County Emergency Communications non-emergency phone line will be available during the follow hours:

  • 6:30 p.m. July 3 to 3 a.m. July 4
  • 6:30 p.m. July 4 to 3 a.m. July 5
  • 6:30 p.m. July 5 to 3 a.m. July 6

The line functions as an alternative to 911 and is meant to receive calls for non-emergency nuisances that do not pose a threat to life or property; examples include complaints pertaining to parties, excess noise, fireworks, etc.

The non-emergency line was established to prevent an influx of nuisance calls that can block emergency calls from reaching a call taker; the non-emergency line is activated during times of historically high call volumes and as otherwise needed.

If someone calls 911 with a non-emergency, he or she will be transferred to the non-emergency line. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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