Building fire blocks Douglas east of Meridian

Wichita fire crews battle a building fire in the 2200 block of West Douglas. (KSN Photo)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A building fire has forced the road to be blocked on Douglas east of Meridian.

The fire broke out around 2:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of West Douglas. The fire involved two buildings.

According to the Wichita Fire Department, the fire started on an awning behind the Kountry Kubbard Cafe building which moved to a neighboring detached garage. Damage to the businesses in the building is said to be minor.