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Posted on: September 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Red Wing Fire Department Responds to Kitchen Fire

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Mike Warner
Fire Chief
Red Wing Fire Department

(September 1, 2022, Red Wing, MN) – At 10:19 a.m. the Red Wing Fire Department was dispatched for a kitchen fire in the 700 block of Plum Street, Red Wing. 

Firefighter-Paramedics were on the scene within two minutes of receiving the call and confirmed all occupants had evacuated the residence. 

The residence sustained smoke and fire damage to the main level, the Red Cross is working with the occupants to provide temporary housing. The cause of the fire appears to be cooking-related. 

Red Wing Fire Department responded with one Fire Engine, one Ladder Truck, one Ambulance, one Chief Officer, one Fire Marshal, and one Fire Inspector. Firefighters worked on scene for less than one hour. Red Wing Police Department, Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office, Excel Energy, and Red Wing Public Works assisted on the incident. Lake City Ambulance provided medical coverage during the incident.

The cause of the fire, which originated in the kitchen, is under investigation.

Red Wing Fire Department is committed to helping anyone in need, providing exceptional fire suppression, advanced medical care, technical rescue, disaster management, fire prevention, and public education. We are focused on operational readiness, department unity, professionalism, and community engagement. 

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