Sitka: Homeowner extinguishes bathroom blaze

  • Source: KCAW-FM
  • Published: 03/24/2020 02:33 PM

Sitka firefighters responded to a small fire in a home bathroom on Monday afternoon (3-23-20). Chief engineer Craig Warren says the firehall received the call at 4:35 P.M. on Monday that a wastebasket was on fire in the bathroom of an upstairs apartment on Edgecumbe Drive. By the time firefighters had arrived on scene, the homeowner had contained the fire with a chemical extinguisher. Firefighters ensured that the blaze had not spread to the attic, or other parts of the home. Warren says the cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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