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Hutchinson Fire Department (HFD) responded to a structure fire at 807 East 9th Avenue early Thursday morning. Time of call was 0145 hours. Upon arrival, fire crews were faced with a one-story residential home with heavy fire coming from the front and delta (west) side of the structure of the home. All occupants were out of the home upon fire crew’s arrival.
Fire crews performed an interior attack to contain the fire to two rooms within the home. The fire did spread into the attic space above the room of origin. The home sustained heavy smoke and heat damage throughout the rest of the home. Four dogs were rescued with one dog given oxygen by HFD crews that had a successful outcome. Red Cross was notified to assist the homeowner as the home is uninhabitable at this time.
As of the time of this press release, fire crews remain on the scene completing salvage and overhaul operations to check for hidden fire in the void spaces. Fire Investigators are also on scene working to determine the cause of the fire.
The Hutchinson Fire Department was assisted by the Hutchinson Police Department, Reno County EMS, Kansas Gas, Evergy and the Red Cross.