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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Hutchinson Fire Department Responds to Motel Fire 01.05.2021


At 07:16 a.m., the Hutchinson Fire Department responded to 1621 Super Plaza, Super 8 Motel,  for the report of a structure fire. Dispatch advised that there was fire visible.  Upon arrival, crews reported smoke conditions on floor 1 and 2. Crews found the fire in a wall at the back of the motel in the stair way.  Crews made a quick aggressive attack limiting fire damage to the involved wall on floors 1 and 2.  The motel was occupied at the time of the fire. All occupants were evacuated quickly and there no injuries were reported throughout the incident. Fire crews remained on scene for over one hour for overhaul and investigation. Investigators determined the cause of the fire to be from faulty electrical wiring. 
The Hutchinson Fire Department was assisted by Reno County EMS, Hutchinson Police Department, Kansas Gas, and Evergy.

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