SEDGWICK COUNTY — One person was injured after a fire at a Kansas hotel.
On Sunday, fire crews responded to the Best Western Hotel in the 4700 Block of South Emporia in Wichita, according to Lt. Jose Ocadiz.
First crews at the scene found and a man hanging from a third-story hotel window and smoke coming from the room.
Crews and the hotel sprinkler system were able to contain the fire to the room of origin.
The man was transported for treatment of injuries primarily due to the fall, according to Ocadiz.
The cause remains under investigation but is believed to have been intentionally set due to some tampering with the sprinkler system, according to Ocadiz.
Most of the $100,000 in damage at the hotel was from the sprinkler system. Damage to contents was estimated at $25,000. Authorities have not released the man’s name.