Family Displaced After Fire in Superior

Authorities Investigate Cause of Fire in Superior

Authorities in Superior are investigating the cause of a fire that’s displaced one family.

The fire happened shortly after 10 a.m. Monday at 1007 Harrison Street.

Crews were called to the address for smoke in the kitchen, responding were three engine companies, one Battalion Chief, Gold Cross and two Superior Police officers.

It was reported that everyone was out of the building.

The first engine crew made entry to find a kitchen on fire.

They were able to control the majority of the fire within a few minutes using a positive pressure fire attack.

Fire fighters then confirmed that there was little extension beyond the fire room other than heat and smoke.

They opened up all the doors and windows to remove the remaining smoke bringing the levels of carbon monoxide to an acceptable level (15 parts per million).

The family of five was displaced with the Red Cross assisting in finding them temporary housing.

No one was injured in the fire and it is still under investigation, damages are estimated at $30,000. 

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