Wichita, Kan. -- Wichita firefighters were able to make quick work of a house fire southeast of Old Town.
It happened shortly after 7 p.m. in the 400 block of south Ellis, near Kellogg and Hydraulic. Wichita Battalion Chief Tom Carney says when crews arrived on scene, heavy smoke was coming from the single story home.
Crews were able to bring the fire under control quickly. The cause is still under investigation.
Neighbors reported that the residents had moved out around Memorial Day and the home was vacant. No utilities were connected to the home.