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Apartment fire quickly extinguished

 

October 13, 2022

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Smoke wafts out of the stairwell while fire fighters prepare to ventilate a smoky apartment at the Knoblock Apartments on Thursday, October 6, after initial fire fighters' response knocked down a kitchen fire. Apparently, cooking oil on a stove ignited into flames which spread to some nearby items then involved cabinets around and above the stove and its vent, according the District 3 Chief Jeromy Phinney. Occupants attacked the fire with extinguishers and the fire department arrived to ensure the fire had not gotten into the walls.

Smoke wafts out of the stairwell while fire fighters prepare to ventilate a smoky apartment at the Knoblock Apartments on Thursday, October 6, after initial fire fighters' response knocked down a kitchen fire. Apparently, cooking oil on a stove ignited into flames which spread to some nearby items then involved cabinets around and above the stove and its vent, according the District 3 Chief Jer...



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