Elementary school fire put out with extinguisher

VINELAND, NJ – Just as cafeteria workers were about to serve lunch at a New Jersey elementary school, the oven caught fire. Firefighters arrived at the school to find that fire had been put out thanks to a cafeteria worker and a fire extinguisher. Investigators determined that the fire was caused by an electrical issue. While the food was ruined, damage in the kitchen was contained to the oven. The food service provider for the elementary school told reporters that they prepare staff for emergencies during workshops and staff meetings.

The Daily Journal (Vineland, NJ)

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