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Video shows firefighters run into flames to rescue girl trapped in Kansas apartment building

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Dramatic bodycam video shows firefighters going up in flames to save a little girl as a raging fire devours Kansas apartment building

  • Crews in Wichita rescue several families trapped in an apartment fire last week
  • Firefighters entered the three-storey complex when heavy smoke and large flames began to surround the building
  • Four civilians and two firefighters were injured in the twin-alarm fire
  • The fire displaced 16 families and left an estimated $250,000 in damage
  • The cause of the fire is still under investigation










A life-saving rescue was caught on camera when Kansas firefighters rushed into a burning building and rescued trapped individuals, including a little girl.

Video shows Wichita firefighters entering the three-story apartment complex as heavy smoke and large flames begin to surround the building.

Families tried to evacuate as several people were trapped in their units.

According to the fire service, four civilians and two firefighters were injured in the fire.

The cause of the two-alarm fire, which caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, is still under investigation.

A life-saving rescue was caught on camera as firefighters in Kansas encountered a burning building and rescued trapped families

Wichita firefighters entered the three-story apartment complex — which has been used as a training site for crews learning to fight apartment fires — as heavy smoke and large flames begin to encompass the building.

Wichita firefighters entered the three-story apartment complex — which has been used as a training site for crews learning to fight apartment fires — as heavy smoke and large flames begin to encompass the building.

When crews arrived on the scene, they saw heavy smoke coming from the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building, as well as the front and back of the structure

When crews arrived on the scene, they saw heavy smoke coming from the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building, as well as the front and back of the structure

Heavy fire spread to the attic and roof as residents tried to evacuate.

A heavy fire spread to the attic and roof as residents tried to evacuate.

The Wichita Fire Department responded to the 2800 block of S. Emporia Street — a building previously used as a training site for crews learning to fight apartment fires — on Monday, Sept. 6, for reports of a fire.

When crews arrived on the scene, they saw heavy smoke coming from the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building, as well as the front and back of the building.

A heavy fire spread to the attic and roof as residents tried to evacuate.

Firefighters entered the building, fought the fire and made their way to the upper floors.

While no lives were lost, the department says residents still have a lot of rebuilding to do.

Six units were badly damaged by fire and water, while a further 10 units were deemed uninhabitable.

The American Red Cross was called in to help displaced families.

Preliminary investigations revealed an estimated $200,000 fire damage to the structure and $50,000 to the contents of the buildings.

Although no lives were lost, four civilians and two firefighters were injured in the blaze

Although no lives were lost, four civilians and two firefighters were injured in the blaze

Six units were badly damaged by fire and water, while a further 10 units were deemed uninhabitable.  The American Red Cross was called in to help displaced families

Six units were badly damaged by fire and water, while a further 10 units were deemed uninhabitable. The American Red Cross was called in to help displaced families

The cause of the two-alarm fire, which caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, is still under investigation

The cause of the two-alarm fire, which caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, is still under investigation

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