From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department Battalion Chief Chris Ehmann
Incident Date: 11/5/2016
Incident Type: Kitchen Fire
Incident Address: 11xx 13th Ave.
Incident Time: 17:55
Incident Description: Grease fire on stove spread to cabinets and wall. 1 story house
Cause of Fire: Unattended cooking.
Origin of Fire: Stove top
Estimated Dollar Loss: $10,000
Injuries: 13 year old transported to hospital for smoke inhalation.
Number of People Displaced: 1 adult, 2 children
Additional Information: Unattended grease on stove top caught fire spreading to wall and cabinets. Occupants are staying with other family members in town. With the holiday seasons approaching we want to remind people to pay close attention when they are cooking. Cooking is the #1 cause of house fire and people should never leave cooking food unattended. If you must leave the kitchen, turn off the stove.