The sleeping occupants of Palo Alto apartment escaped injury on Saturday morning (Aug. 6), after neighbors awakened them to a fire in their unit, Palo Alto Battalion Chief Chris Woodard said.
The fire broke out in the kitchen at about 7:13 a.m. at 242 Curtner Ave. and was noticed by neighbors. The occupants used a fire extinguisher to extinguish the blaze, but the apartment is currently uninhabitable, Woodard said. No damage estimate has been given and the fire is still being investigated.
Three fire engines, one truck, one rescue unit and a medical unit were sent to the apartment complex. No one was injured, he said.