Kitchen fire burns family out of home
Preventing kitchen fires was the theme of the Alexandria Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12.
It proved to be timely.
Early Saturday, firefighters responded to a kitchen fire at the Oak Knoll Apartments at 505 North McKay Avenue at about 4:30 a.m.
The fire started when a pan that contained grease was left unattended on the stove, according to Fire Chief Jeff Karrow.
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