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Posted on: September 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Arbor Pointe kitchen fire

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Incident number: 05593
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 9/11/2021
Incident time: 11:20 p.m.
Address/location: 277 Arbor Pointe Drive - Arbor Pointe Townhomes

Occupied? Yes
Owner: Unknown

Probable cause, if known: Accidental cooking fire
Structure type: Multiple family dwelling
Construction type: Wood frame
Estimated property damage: Unknown
Estimated contents damage: Unknown
Location/extent of damage: Heavy fire damage in the kitchen area, and smoke throughout the apartment

Hazardous materials involved?: None
Specialized rescues?: None
Vehicles involved: None



Other information: Car 3, Engine 2, Rescue 3, Rescue 4, Engine 5, Truck 6, and Squad 6 were dispatched to a multiple family dwelling structure fire. Engine 5 was the first unit to arrive on scene to find heavy dark smoke coming from the doorway of the apartment on the first floor. Engine 5 pulled an attack hose line, made an interior attack, and quickly gained fire control. While Engine 5 was extinguishing the fire, all other fire crews were evacuating people from all adjacent structures that were connected to the apartment that was on fire.  Fire units then performed overhaul and checked for extension. The fire was caused by cooking on a stove and was accidental. No firefighters or civilians were injured. 

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