HUTCHINSON – A house fire Friday sent one person from that residence to the hospital for treatment.
Hutchinson Fire Department reported they responded to the 1900 block of North Jackson just before 7p.m. and found heavy fire and smoke coming from the southwest corner of the residence.
The fire was controlled in approximately 20 minutes with units on scene for two hours.
Preliminary damage is estimated at $55,000 with damage contained to one bedroom but high heat and smoke damage was sustained throughout the rest of the residence.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The one occupant of the home was transported to Hutchinson Regional Medical Center for treatment. A family pet was lost in the fire.
Name of the injured was not released.