IT COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE

Published 10:34 am Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Vicksburg firefighters respond to Dr. Robert M. Abraham’s dental office at 1909 Mission 66 on Tuesday afternoon where a “catastrophic electrical failure” caused a small fire in a room in the office, said Assistant Chief Craig Danczyk.  Abraham and others were still at the office when the fire started at about 6 p.m. and suppressed it with fire extinguishers until firefighters got to the scene, Danczyk said, adding “If this had been a midnight fire, this would have been much worse.”

Vicksburg firefighters respond to Dr. Robert M. Abraham’s dental office at 1909 Mission 66 on Tuesday afternoon where a “catastrophic electrical failure” caused a small fire in a room in the office, said Assistant Chief Craig Danczyk. Abraham and others were still at the office when the fire started at about 6 p.m. and suppressed it with fire extinguishers until firefighters got to the scene, Danczyk said, adding “If this had been a midnight fire, this would have been much worse.”

Vicksburg Fire Department Assistant Chief Craig Danczyk, center, updates Chief Charles Atkins on the status of the fire.

Vicksburg Fire Department Assistant Chief Craig Danczyk, center, updates Chief Charles Atkins on the status of the fire.

Vicksburg firefighters respond to Dr. Robert M. Abraham’s dental office at 1909 Mission 66 on Tuesday afternoon where a “catastrophic electrical failure” caused a small fire in a room in the office, said Assistant Chief Craig Danczyk.  Abraham and others were still at the office when the fire started at about 6 p.m. and suppressed it with fire extinguishers until firefighters got to the scene, Danczyk said, adding “If this had been a midnight fire, this would have been much worse.”