Casper Fire-EMS responds to smoke investigation on 2nd Street

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An engine company from Casper Fire-EMS responded to downtown Casper, during the early morning hours of August, 3rd. Officials with the agency, however, say that it was a false alarm.

According to Capt. Pat McJunkin with Casper Fire-EMS, the single engine company reported to the 200 block of East 2nd Street in Casper, to respond to a smoke investigation. McJunkin says that after fire officials investigated, it was determined the cause of the smoke was from burned cooking.

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McJunkin went on to confirm that there was no emergency, and no rescue at the scene.

The public display of fire trucks downtown did catch some attention, however. With some media outlets reporting on Casper Fire-EMS responding to the area downtown.

McJunkin also confirmed that the investigation on the 200 block of East 2nd Street in Casper was in no way related to the police investigation of a shooting on the 1200 block of North Center street, about a mile away, at approximately 4:00 am.