HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Fire units under the direction of Battalion Chief W. Lang responded to the unit block of West 4th for a motel fire around 7:30 Wednesday morning.
Initial arriving units reported heavy fire involvement on the first floor with fire extension to the second story. Crews made an aggressive attack on the room involved. Significant fire damage was sustained to the fire room.
Preliminary damage is estimated at $75,000, to include the building and contents. No injuries were reported.
The fire was controlled in 10 minutes, while units remained on scene for an hour overhauling and monitoring for hot spots.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.