Fire in abandoned Hutchinson building was arson

November 03, 2017 - 10:22 pm

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) – A fire that broke out in a six-story abandoned building in Hutchinson is being investigated as arson.

It happened around 3:00 p.m. Friday afternoon at 18 S. Lorraine in Hutchinson.

Fire crews were able to quickly contain the fire that was started on the second floor of the building.

KSN News reports that a witness who lives near the structure, said children were seen through the windowns of the building, and then running from the scene.

Investigators found tires on the second floor along with flammable liquids.  No injuries were reported.

Authorities are asking if you have any information to please contact the Hutchinson Fire Department.

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