Jan 13, 2022 12:44 PM

Mitigation burns continue to east of Hutchinson Thursday afternoon

Posted Jan 13, 2022 12:44 PM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson firefighters still have the section of 30th west of Mayfield to Cedar Ridge left to do for wildfire mitigation on Thursday.

Starting at noon, 30th Avenue will be closed from Obee to Mayfield.

Motorists can go around the mile section to the south. 30th should be clear by 2 p.m.

Units will then move to East 4th at Willison. Firefighters will be burning both sides of 4th back to the west a 1/4 mile. 4th Avenue will be closed between Buhler Road and Kent Road during that burning. Motorists can utilize Ave G to get around the closed section.

The plan is to be finished with that section by 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Units will then work Willison from 4th to 17th and 17th back to the west of Willison.