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Posted on: March 12, 2023

[ARCHIVED] One person injured in Webber Street kitchen fire

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Incident number: 2023-01797
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 3/12/2023
Incident time: 12:06 p.m.
Address/location: 121 Webber St.

Occupied? Yes

Probable cause, if known: Under investigation
Structure type: Single-family residential
Construction type: Wood frame
Estimated property damage: $20,000
Estimated contents damage: $5,000
Location/extent of damage: Kitchen

Hazardous materials involved?: NA
Specialized rescues?: NA
Vehicles involved: NA

Civilian: Civilian attempting to extinguish the fire.


Other information: Car 3 and Engine 2 arrived within three minutes to find smoke showing from the structure. Engine 2 and Squad 2 extended a hose line to search for fire and occupants. Rescue 3 extended a second hose line and extinguished the fire in the kitchen. Truck 1, Engine 5, and Rescue 6 assisted with support functions. 
Due to quick actions, the damage was contained to the kitchen. 
All occupants were out of the structure prior to arrival. An occupant was injured after attempting to extinguish the fire and was transported by LifeCare Ambulance to the hospital. The Fire Marshal is investigating the fire for its cause. 

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