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Posted on: February 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in oven fire

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Incident number:  2019-1089
Type of emergency:  Appliance fire  
Incident date: 2-21-19
Alarm time:  9:25 p.m.  
Address/location:  15 Oneita St. 

Occupied?  Yes   

Probable cause (if known):  Food left in an oven too long
Structure type:  two-story single-family dwelling
Construction type: Wood  

Location/extent of damage: Appliance  

Hazardous materials involved: None
Specialized rescues: None
Vehicles involved, if any: None 

Injuries:  None
Fatalities:  None 

Other information:      Fire units Engine 2, Rescue 3, Rescue 4, Engine 5, Truck 6, Squad 6, and Car 3 were toned to respond to a two-story single-family dwelling. Residents called 911 because their stove caught on fire.  

Upon initial arrival fire crews discovered light smoke coming from the front door of the home. Upon investigation firefighters found food in an oven that was cooking too long. Fire crews turned the oven off, disconnected the gas line and let the oven cool down. Crews also used positive pressure ventilation to release the trapped smoke from the home. No one was injured.   

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