DERBY, Kan. (KSNW) – Two people are injured following a house fire early Monday morning. It happened around 4:45 a.m. in the 500 block of Lakeview Dr. in Derby.
Sedgwick County Dispatch confirms one person is in critical condition.
When the call came through, there was a concern of people being trapped inside which turned the situation from simply attacking a fire to a search and rescue.
Firefighters searched the whole house for possible victims. The home was a two story house.
Firefighters found an elderly man in the kitchen of the home, and he was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
A firefighter also suffered a sprained ankle.