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Homer Fire Quickly Puts Out Kitchen Fire


The Homer Fire Department just before 1 pm yesterday, was dispatched to a kitchen fire on Route 90 in the Town of Homer.

Mutual aid was called automatically for this type of call, with Preble and Cortlandville fire departments being called in to assist.

A quick response from firefighters helped keep this fire contained.

According to the Fire Department, a chief arrived and found a cooking/kitchen fire that extended into the wall and cabinet. The Chief used a dry chemical extinguisher to knock down the fire with Homer’s tankers both arriving on scene minutes later.

Homer Firefighters with help from Cortlandville and Preble, worked on overhaul to extinguish the remaining fire that extended into the surrounding area.

One person was injured in the fire and was transported by TLC Ambulance to a hospital for evaluation.

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