At 1:36 PM Holland Department of Public Safety - Fire Services was alerted to an apartment fire in a six unit building located at 1061 Abbey Court. The first units on scene reported smoke visible from a second story apartment window. The first arriving crew of firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze that appears to have originated in the kitchen. Their rapid response limited smoke and heat damage to the apartment where the fire originated, thus saving the remainder of the building.
As of this writing no firefighters or occupants are reported to have been injured. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Holland Fire Marshal, property loss estimates are not currently available. Holland firefighters were assisted by firefighters from Holland Township. Graaschap Fire Department provided coverage for additional emergencies in the city.
Additional assistance was provided on scene by Holland Police Services, Holland BPW, and American Medical Response.