Crews respond to report of fire at Spirit Aerosystems

By: KAKE News - Email
By: KAKE News - Email

WICHITA, Kan. — Firefighters were dispatched to Spirit Aerosystems for the second time this week.

Crews were called to Spirit shortly before 11:30 a.m. for the report of a fire inside a trash compactor. The situation was reported under control within minutes.

Spirit Aerosystems said seven workers were evacuated from the building as a precaution.

On Tuesday afternoon, firefighters responded to another small fire at Spirit, near a titanium milling machine. In that incident, about 50 people were displaced from their work area due to smoke but no one was hurt.

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