Officials investigating a house explosion in southwest Wichita

WICHITA, Kansas – Fire officials are investigating a fire and a possible house explosion in southwest Wichita.

It happened late Thursday night in the 1500 block of South Handley.

Homeowners said that they were renovating the house recently, but fire crews are still investigating how the fire started and what caused the explosion.

There were no reported injuries. 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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