Streetsboro (OH) Man Burned Trying to Fight Kitchen Fire

Fire Engineering News (image)Streetsboro (OH) Man Burned Trying to Fight Kitchen Fire | #ESC_LLC | An Evergreen Driveman suffered first- and second-degree #burns to his face after he came home and discovered smoke in his house and a #fire in his #kitchen late Tuesday morning, Fire Capt. Kevin Grimmsaid (fireengineering). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1r5

“He got his one dog out, the other one was hiding until one of our guys found it [safe] and put it out back,” said Grimm. “[The man] grabbed a fire extinguisher from the garage and tried to fight the fire and that’s when, he said, the fire blew back on him and burned him.”

Grimm said EMS took the 66-year-old man to University Hospitals Portage Medical Center, from where he was later transferred to a burn center.

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