Man falls from window in Kansas hotel fire
Investigators think the fire was intentionally set
WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita fire officials say a hotel fire appeared to be intentionally set before a man fell from a third-floor hotel window, resulting in serious injuries.
Wichita Fire Department Lt. Jose Ocadiz said the man was hanging from the window when firefighters arrived Sunday at a Best Western in south Wichita, but the man fell before responders could help him.
The injured man was the only person in the hotel room.
The Wichita Eagle reports firefighters contained most of the fire to the room where it began.
The fire caused $100,000 in structural damage and $25,000 in content damage. Ocadiz said most of the damage was from the sprinkler system.
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