Two displaced in kitchen fire

Published 9:38 pm Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Two people were displaced from their home on South 11th Street on Tuesday evening by a kitchen fire.

The fire was reported at 8 p.m., and the first firefighters arrived four minutes later. They found moderate smoke coming from the residence and a working kitchen fire, according to a city press release.

The occupants had evacuated prior to the arrival of firefighters. Nobody was injured.

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The cause of the fire was ruled accidental. An adult and juvenile who lived there are being assisted by the Suffolk chapter of the American Red Cross.