Hutch fire destroys trailer home, deemed a total loss


HUTCHINSON, Kansas– Crews were called out to a structure fire at the 1200 Block of East 11th Avenue just after midnight Sunday morning. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the front door of a trailer home.

The fire took 20 minutes to control, but crews stayed on scene for two hours.

Deputy Fire Chief Doug Hanen said the owner had been renovating the trailer, however no one was there at the time of the blaze. Damage was estimated at $17,000, being an entire loss. Most of the damage appeared to be in the living room and hallway portions of the trailer.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the Hutchinson Fire Department.

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