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Fire causes extensive damage to interior of Summerside home

Summerside fire department responded to a kitchen fire at 91 Harvard Street on Thursday evening. The fire caused extensive damage to the interior. No one was hurt, but the family has been displaced.
Summerside fire department responded to a kitchen fire at 91 Harvard Street on Thursday evening. The fire caused extensive damage to the interior. No one was hurt, but the family has been displaced. - Desiree Anstey

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. -- The Summerside fire department responded to a kitchen fire with five fire trucks and 40 firefighters at 91 Harvard Street on Thursday evening.

The call came in at approximately 6:43 p.m.

“Extensive damage has been done to the kitchen and the living quarters,” said Robert Irving, a captain with the Summerside fire department. He added, “There’s extensive smoke and heat damage.”

A kitchen fire brought Summerside firefighters to 91 Harvard Street on Thursday at 6:43 p.m.
A kitchen fire brought Summerside firefighters to 91 Harvard Street on Thursday at 6:43 p.m.

 

A second floor window was smashed by the crew to let the smoke and heat out the structure.

No one was hurt, but the family has been displaced.

The crew remained at the scene until it was safe to leave at 7:30 p.m.

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