McKinney articles

Fire sprinklers stop fish fry fire in McKinney

380news | July 27, 2020 | McKinney

  McKINNEY, TX- The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a report of a structure fire at 575 Virginia Hills Dr. on Monday, July 20. MFD units arrived to find that a stovetop fire had been extinguished by two fire sprinkler heads located in the kitchen. Fire investigators say the resident was frying fish with the lid on. When the lid was removed, the hot grease ignited. No one was injured and damage was limited to the stovetop, the microwave and cabinets above it.    Safety considerations when cooking with oil: Always stay in the kitchen when frying on the stovetop. Keep an eye on wha...[read more]

McKinney House Fire Believed to Have Been Started by an Incense Burner

380news | May 5, 2020 | McKinney

McKinney house fire believed to have been started by an incense burner Homeowner called 911 to report front door was on fire   McKINNEY, Texas (May 5, 2020) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a report of a house fire shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday, May 1. The homeowner reported smoke started coming in the front door. When the occupants opened the door, they found the front porch on fire. The residents tried to extinguish the fire with a garden hose. Firefighters arrived and extinguished the flames. While conducting the investigation McKinney Fire Investigators found what ap...[read more]

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