• Service all heating systems and all gas-, oil- or coal-burning appliances by a technician annually.
• Install a battery-operated and electric-powered carbon monoxide detector in your home and check or replace the battery when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. If the detector sounds, leave your home immediately and call 911.
• Contact a doctor if you believe you have carbon monoxide poisoning.
• Do not use gas-powered devices such as a generator, grill or stove inside your home, basement or near a near a window or door. Generators should be operated more than 15 feet from the home.
• Do not run any gas-powered motor inside a closed structure, such as a garage.
Fire damages Farmington Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant
Posted On: Dec 29, 2018
Heavy smoke and fire damage was reported after a fire Thursday, Dec. 27, at the Farmington Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant.
Farmington Public Safety officers responded at about 9:30 a.m. to the KFC, 20740 Farmington Road, to find heavy smoke coming from the roof.
A single employee was evacuated from the building. Employees at Magic Cleaners located next door were also evacuated.
Upon making entry into the building, officers located and extinguished a fire in the kitchen. The Farmington Hills Fire Department assisted the public safety department in bringing the fire under control.
The restaurant sustained heavy smoke and fire damage but the building is salvageable according to Farmington Public Safety Director Frank Demers. The fire did not spread to Magic Cleaners.
No employees or firefighters were injured. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit is assisting the public safety department in determining the cause and origin of the fire.