Damage to home by Oven Fire

On Friday June 26th, Washington Twp. Fire Companies were alerted to 253 Fairview Avenue for a reported oven fire. First arriving units reported smoke showing from the residence as crews entered the home. Fire had spread from the oven to the cabinets, outlet, microwave, and wall behind the oven. The fire had caused some structural and electrical damage to the home. As the County Dispatch Center received the 911 call, the homeowner contained the fire to the oven area. The quick actions by the homeowner prevented the fire from causing any other damage to the residence. Long Valley Fire and Schooleys Mountain Fire crews extinguished the remaining pockets of fire, conducted salvage and overhaul and left the scene approximately an hour after dispatch.