Small Kitchen Fire at Freedom Village Senior Living Facility
By East Brandywine Fire Company
May 7, 2017

On Saturday May 6th East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers responded to an automatic fire alarm at Freedom Village Senior Living Facility.

Chief 49 (Edwards) arrived on-scene shortly after dispatch and was made aware by Freedom Village employees that the alarm originated from the fourth floor.

Personnel from Engine 49-1, Engine 49-5, and Ladder 49 encountered a small kitchen fire in a residents apartment which was started by cooking. This situation was quickly placed under control and Company remained on site to ventilate the building.

Westwood ambulance evaluated one person on-scene for smoke inhalation.