Earthquake damage discovered at Wichita City Hall, Alford branch

Wichita’s major infrastructure escaped damage from Saturday’s earthquake, city officials said Tuesday.

Damage has been found at City Hall and at the Alford Branch Library, said Joe Pajor, deputy director of public works and utilities. In addition, caps to some fire suppression system sprinklers at the Wichita Art Museum were loosened.
“It’s truly cosmetic and minor in nature at this point,” Pajor said of the damage caused by Saturday morning’s earthquake, which was measured at 5.1 and was centered northwest of Fairview, Okla.

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