On Thursday, December 20th around 1545 hrs, Warrenton Fire and surrounding companies were dispatched to a reported kitchen fire in the 400 blk. of Oliver City Rd. Wagon 1 arrived to find a single family house, fire showing on the back of the house.
Wagon 1 crew took a line through the front door and began extinguishment. Tower 1 arrived and performed a primary, with the report of a child inside. Primary was negative, the kid was not in the house and was located at the neighbors. Wagon 1 and Tower 1 crew extinguished the fire and checked for extension, Wagon 10 crew held at the front door due to the limited space Wagon 1 and Tower 1 crews had inside.
The fire extended out from the kitchen in two directions, and there was a report from the outside that the attic was on fire. Tower 1 crew opened the roof. Wagon 1 and Tower 1 crew exited the structure after the fire was extinguished, a few other companies did a wet down before the investigator arrived.
Town Building Officials and the DFREM Fire Marshal came to the scene. After the go ahead from the Fire Marshal, extensive overhaul was conducted in the kitchen area, and the remaining units cleared the scene.