East 53rd Street Kitchen Fire
SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, June 29, 2020) – At 1:42 a.m., Monday, June 29, the Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a kitchen fire in the 1100 Block of E. 53rd St. Engine 8 was first on scene. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, which appears to have begun with an unattended pot on the stove. No one was physically injured, but three people were displaced.
Most house fires are preventable. Remember to set timers while cooking. Never cook while sleepy or walk away from the kitchen while the burners are on.
East 53rd Street Kitchen FIre
WHAT: Savannah Firefighters extinguished a fire caused by an unattended pot on the stove
WHERE: 1100 Block of E. 53rd Street
WHEN: 1:42 a.m., Monday, June 29, 2020
About The Savannah Fire Department:
Savannah’s first fire company was organized in 1759. It became the nation’s first fully mechanized fire department in 1911. Today the Savannah Fire Department is a progressive, future-focused organization comprised of 318 professional, fully-trained career firefighters. The department operates 15 fire stations in a service area comprised of more than 108 square miles.
121 East Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah, Ga. 31401/912-644-5957/www.savannahfire.org
Jenel Few, PIO
Savannah Fire Department