Fire

One of the two Hutchinson juveniles taken into custody in connection with the fire at the Hutchinson Walmart Sunday has been formally charged with two felony counts of first-degree arson.  Police say the first count is related to the building fire, the second related to using a combustible/flammable material.  Charges are still possible against the other 13-year-old suspect.  Hutchinson Police an accelerant was used to start the fire in the men’s clothing department.  Damage estimates by the State Fire Marshal are between one and two-million dollars, mostly caused from smoke and water.  Walmart officials say the store will remain closed until further notice.

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