Assistant Fond du lac Fire Chief Steve Beer has been hired as the new Fire Chief in Hutchinson, Kansas. Beer will begin his new job in April. Beer has been the assistant fire chief of operations in Fond du lac since 2010. “I’m very excited about becoming Hutchinson’s next Fire Chief. I look forward to working with the department members, command staff, city officials, and the community. Hutchinson has a long history of serving the community with a great sense of duty, pride and honor. We will continue to work together to provide the most effective and efficient service to our citizens while providing the highest degree of safety. In addition, we will continue to provide a fire safe community for those who live, work, and travel through our great community,” Beer said.