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Single family structure fire on Main Street


July 24, 2013
 
MONCTON – The Moncton Fire Department responded to 1707 Main Street a single family structure fire at 10 a.m. this morning. Three fire trucks, a rescue and a chief officer staffed with 14 firefighters responded. Upon arrival, smoke was showing from the front door and one occupant was seriously injured from burns and smoke inhalation. He was cared for at the scene by firefighters and paramedics, and transported to the Moncton Hospital. The fire was quickly brought under control by the firefighters. The fire caused extensive damage to the interior of the house.
 
Fire Investigator determined that the fire was caused by cooking and originated in the kitchen.

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Media Contacts:
 
Paul Bruens
Platoon Chief
Moncton Fire Department
506-853-3404
 
Steve Richardson
Fire Prevention Officer
Moncton Fire Department
506-853-3422