Wichita, Kan. -- Careless smoking is believed to be responsible for an apartment fire in south Wichita.
It happened around 7:30 a.m. Saturday in the 2700 block of South Emporia at The Shores apartment complex. When firefighters arrived on scene they found flames on a deck that had spread to the third floor.
Crews were able to bring the fire under control, but 3 apartments are now uninhabitable. Damage is estimated at $100,000 to the apartments and their contents.