Hutchinson Fire chief expects crews to fight fire through the night

It took 4.5 hours for the Hutchinson Fire Department to contain the fire at Sonoco on Thursday, according to Fire Chief Steve Beer, who expects the fire department to use millions of gallons of water and fight the fire into Friday.A call came just after 1 p.m. for a fire at the rear of the packaging company at 100 N. Halstead. Firefighters fought to knock down the flames in the sea of cardboard packages stacked over 10 feet high.

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