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Temple Fire and Rescue respond to penthouse fire that displaces individual

Posted at 7:19 PM, Jun 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-24 20:19:54-04

Temple Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at a penthouse apartment that displaced one occupant and left them in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Temple Fire and Rescue responded around 3:13 p.m. to 111 North Main Street following an alarm panel activation. Fire crews located smoke in the stairwell and upper penthouse, a full alarm response was dispatched at 3:23 p.m.

"In one of the penthouse apartments of The Kyle Building, a small fire was located in the area of the stovetop," said Temple Fire and Rescue. "The fire was put out by a sprinkler and a portable extinguisher."

An occupant will be displaced from the unit and they were transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

"There were no other persons affected by this incident," said the fire department.