Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in Fairview on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in Fairview on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters respond to kitchen fire in Nelson

Nelson Fire Department was called to Fairview Thursday after receiving reports of a kitchen fire.

Nelson Fire Department was called to Fairview Thursday after receiving reports of a kitchen fire.

At 12:28 p.m. two on-duty members and one additional firefighter responded.

“Upon arrival of the first crew, no visible fire was observed,” said Captain Jeff Herbert in a press release.

All occupants of the home were safely out on the street and the crew’s primary objective was minimizing damage to the home.

“Crews encountered a small fire that was able to be contained to the oven,” he said.

Smoke was removed from the home using Positive Pressure Ventilation.

“Nelson Fire Rescue would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone to ensure they have working smoke detectors,” said Herbert.