WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – A house in west Wichita caught fire Tuesday morning after a car went through the house.
Shortly before 3 a.m., crews responded to the fire where they found heavy smoke and the car in the building.
Crews are not sure what caused the car to go through the house, but said it looks like it went off the road and hit the side of the house in a garage opening.
The driver of the vehicle and a person inside the house were able to make it out on their own. The driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital.
The house fire also caused a grass fire near the house due to the wind, but both fires were put out.
The fire caused $140,000 in damages, including $100,000 to the house and $40,000 to contents.
One person was displaced by the fire, but Red Cross was not called out.
Wichita Police are now investigating what made the car go through the house.
Fire crews are responding to a house fire in west Wichita near Central and Tyler.
Crews responded to a fully-involved fire in the 400 block of North Westfield Street overnight.
There are no reported injuries or causes yet.