Cooking Fire on Burrell Ave in Lewiston
Lewiston Fire units were dispatched at 3:52 pm to a cooking fire at 1226 Burrell Ave, Apartment A. Residents were cooking when a fire broke out on the stove. The occupants of the apartment were able to quickly knockdown the main body of the fire with 2 fire extinguishers prior to exiting the building.
Fire crews upon their arrival found light smoke in the building that was the result of a cooking fire. Units checked for fire extension, assisted with smoke removal and were at the scene for approximately 45 minutes.
Fire crews initially responded with 4 engines, 3 ambulances, 1 chief officer and 1 fire investigator, but the majority of the responding units were cancelled prior to their arrival.