Fire extinguisher used by an employee at assisted living facility

GRAY, ME – An assisted living facility fire was contained with no injuries thanks to the quick thinking of a staff member using a fire extinguisher. Residents of Gray Manor are now back at the facility. Gray’s Fire Captain said crews were called to the assisted living facility around 6:05am for a small bedroom fire on the second floor. The residents were evacuated and taken to a local American Legion while crews worked. The Fire Captain stated that a staff member using a fire extinguisher potentially saved the building as it kept the fire contained until crews arrived.


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