Last evening, crews from the Wichita Police Department and the Wichita Fire Department deployed to assist with Sedgwick County Emergency response after a significant weather event hit Sedgwick and Butler Counties. At this time, no significant injuries have been reported. Local hospitals are currently reporting a few patients with non-critical injuries. One patient in serious condition was transported to a local hospital.
Crews remain on site and on standby to assist with recovery efforts as needed.
Residents who need immediate help are encouraged to call United Way by phone at 211. St Vincent de Paul Church located at 123 N. Andover Road in Andover, KS is being utilized as a shelter for displaced persons.
The City of Wichita will provide updates when possible. Further inquiries on storm response may be directed to Sedgwick County.