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    Kitty litter used to extinguish Mount Olive kitchen fire
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    Monday August 10, 2009, 3:02 PM
    MOUNT OLIVE -- A Budd Lake woman quelled a kitchen fire with kitty litter in the Kings Village apartment complex, extinguishing the flames before major damage ensued.

    Tracie Johnson, 46, was cooking Saturday night when some grease in a frying pan caught fire, according to Mount Olive police.

    "At first she tried to use water and it splattered," officer Russ Hatzel said. "She ended up putting it out with kitty litter."

    Johnson suffered burns to her left arm and was transported to Dover General for treatment. The Budd Lake Fire Department vented the apartment and there was no structural damage.

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    can I shake some out infront of a PPV fan and "dust" the fire out?

    I checked the kitty litter msds and it does say "no flammability"

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    Thumbs up That's George's general neighborhood...

    Thankfully for the occupant, George was deprived the opportunity to investigate a fully-involved job. Kudos to the resident for the quick thinking.

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    Hopefully the cat wasn't in the "box" at the time !!

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    I was thinking along the same lines... was the litter "used"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo View Post
    I was thinking along the same lines... was the litter "used"?
    This definitely depends on what side of the lake the fire was on. (Inside Morris County joke).
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    If the box is unused that's a successful extingishment of a fire. If the litter box was used that's a fire where the sh*t it's the fan. Call the RIT team and run lawyers on their way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    This definitely depends on what side of the lake the fire was on. (Inside Morris County joke).
    This would be the "south central" area of Budd Lake.
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    I don't know guy's.... If the litter was "used" I'm calling it UNSAFE. ... This Toxoplasmosis stuff stinks... She Should have exited the house, called 911 from the neighbors and considered it a loss ... Seriously, What happened to bacon powder...It probably smells better anyway..

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoloBlitz View Post
    I don't know guy's.... If the litter was "used" I'm calling it UNSAFE. ... This Toxoplasmosis stuff stinks... She Should have exited the house, called 911 from the neighbors and considered it a loss ... Seriously, What happened to bacon powder...It probably smells better anyway..
    Bacon powder?

    I didn't know there was such a thing, but sign me up!

    I am now a past chief and the views, opinions, and comments are mine and mine alone. I do not speak for any department or in any official capacity. Although, they would be smart to listen to me.

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    mmmmm bacon
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiefKN View Post
    Bacon powder?

    I didn't know there was such a thing, but sign me up!

    It's great on potato chips.

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