Burnt food brings out firefighters

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — Units of the Huntingburg Volunteer Fire Department responded Sunday to an alarm activation at The Lofts at St. Joseph’s, 1900 Medical Arts Drive.

Department Fire Investigator John C. Smith said the 12:49 p.m. callout resulted when an apartment occupant inadvertently overcooked food on a stovetop. The smoke triggered the alarm.

Firefighters vented the smoke and successfully reset the system.

There was no damage.

Four trucks and 12 firefighters were on the scene 15 minutes.

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