A Hutchinson firefighter watches from atop a ladder truck in Hutchinson, Kan.,  Jan. 18, 2001, as a natural gas leak burns inside a downtown building. Officials believe natural gas from an old storage field caused the fire in addition to another explosion and numerous gas leaks reported in the community Thursday, The natural gas leaks and fires were voted the Kansas top story or 2001 in an Associated Press poll of the state's newspaper and broadcast editors.
A Hutchinson firefighter watches from atop a ladder truck in Hutchinson, Kan., Jan. 18, 2001, as a natural gas leak burns inside a downtown building. Officials believe natural gas from an old storage field caused the fire in addition to another explosion and numerous gas leaks reported in the community Thursday, The natural gas leaks and fires were voted the Kansas top story or 2001 in an Associated Press poll of the state's newspaper and broadcast editors. Associated Press
A Hutchinson firefighter watches from atop a ladder truck in Hutchinson, Kan., Jan. 18, 2001, as a natural gas leak burns inside a downtown building. Officials believe natural gas from an old storage field caused the fire in addition to another explosion and numerous gas leaks reported in the community Thursday, The natural gas leaks and fires were voted the Kansas top story or 2001 in an Associated Press poll of the state's newspaper and broadcast editors. Associated Press

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