Westport Cinema Initiative presents Fed Up, October 2, 7pm, Christ & Holy Trinity Church
Leslie Clarke Homes, your real estate solution, Westport, CT 203-984-1856Westport Downtown Merchants Association
Molly Lane, Exceptional Properties Specialist: Fairfield County Homes, 917-670-4842
 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
News

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Firefighters Extinguish Commercial Dryer Fire

Digg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon TwitThis Favicon  

Westport firefighters today put out a fire traced to towels in a commercial dryer at the Washing Well in Parker-Harding Plaza, according to Deputy Chief Robert Kepchar.

He said at 8:27 a.m., firefighters responded to check the fire alarm at 139 Main St. Upon arrival, they discovered smoke coming from the crawl space in the rear of the unit.

The call was upgraded to a smoke condition in the building with additional apparatus responding, Kepchar said.

The source of the smoke was traced to a commercial dryer fire involving burning towels in the Washing Well at 140 Parker Harding Plaza, which was on the opposite side of the structure, he said.

Firefighters overhauled the remains of the towels, and Fire Marshal Ed Zygmant responded to conduct the fire investigation, he said. The last fire unit left the scene at 9:05 a.m.

Posted 11/14 at 05:19 PM

Comments:     Comment Policy

No comments yet.

You need to Register and be logged in to post comments. If you are already registered but are not logged in, you can Login here.

Name:

Email:

Location:

URL:

Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?

You must be logged in to comment. You must also answer the question or solve the equation below:

1 + 7 = ? (1 character(s) required)

Please note by clicking on "Submit" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Inappropriate posts may be removed.

<< Back to main

SPONSORS
Earthplace Festival Bonfire Bash, Saturday, October 18, 7pm
Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County, Connecticut

HOUSE OF THE WEEK

15 Stoneboat Road, Westport, CT, Jillian Klaff Homes

Click the photo for
more info about
15 Stoneboat Road, Westport, CT

jillianklaffhomes.com

WestportNow Year in Pictures 2013 Give to Public Schools in Need! - Go to DonorsChoose.org
WestportNow.com Stuff