Lightning sparks house fires on South Seneca

WICHITA, Kansas – Wichita fire crews say two fires early Thursday morning were caused by lightning.

The two fires were in the 800 and 900 blocks of South Seneca.

The fires started about 2:30 a.m.

It took crews over an hour to get the flames out.

Luckily, no one was injured.

Fire officials estimate the house fire in the 800 block of South Seneca caused $50,000 in damage. 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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