Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger treated for burns to hand following fire at home

News Dec 21, 2014 Hamilton Mountain News

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger suffered burns to his right hand following a fire at his east end home Saturday evening.

The fire originated in the clothes dryer, said a spokesperson for the mayor’s office.

The fire department arrived at the Bryant Court home shortly after 5 p.m. They removed the dryer and assessed it while dealing with a significant amount of smoke.

Paramedics transported Eisenberger to Hamilton General Hospital where he was treated for possible smoke inhalation while his hand was bandaged.

No one else was injured injured.

"I want to offer my sincere thanks to the Hamilton fire department, paramedics and Hamilton police service for their response and good care for us and our home and hospital staff who provided excellent treatment," said Eisenberger.

"The mayor was released from hospital around 10 p.m. and will return today to have the dressing changed on his hand. The mayor will visit the burn unit on Monday for further evaluation, the spokesperson said.

The mayor reminds everyone about the importance of having a fire extinguisher in your home and how to properly use it.

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger treated for burns to hand following fire at home

News Dec 21, 2014 Hamilton Mountain News

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger suffered burns to his right hand following a fire at his east end home Saturday evening.

The fire originated in the clothes dryer, said a spokesperson for the mayor’s office.

The fire department arrived at the Bryant Court home shortly after 5 p.m. They removed the dryer and assessed it while dealing with a significant amount of smoke.

Paramedics transported Eisenberger to Hamilton General Hospital where he was treated for possible smoke inhalation while his hand was bandaged.

No one else was injured injured.

"I want to offer my sincere thanks to the Hamilton fire department, paramedics and Hamilton police service for their response and good care for us and our home and hospital staff who provided excellent treatment," said Eisenberger.

"The mayor was released from hospital around 10 p.m. and will return today to have the dressing changed on his hand. The mayor will visit the burn unit on Monday for further evaluation, the spokesperson said.

The mayor reminds everyone about the importance of having a fire extinguisher in your home and how to properly use it.

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger treated for burns to hand following fire at home

News Dec 21, 2014 Hamilton Mountain News

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger suffered burns to his right hand following a fire at his east end home Saturday evening.

The fire originated in the clothes dryer, said a spokesperson for the mayor’s office.

The fire department arrived at the Bryant Court home shortly after 5 p.m. They removed the dryer and assessed it while dealing with a significant amount of smoke.

Paramedics transported Eisenberger to Hamilton General Hospital where he was treated for possible smoke inhalation while his hand was bandaged.

No one else was injured injured.

"I want to offer my sincere thanks to the Hamilton fire department, paramedics and Hamilton police service for their response and good care for us and our home and hospital staff who provided excellent treatment," said Eisenberger.

"The mayor was released from hospital around 10 p.m. and will return today to have the dressing changed on his hand. The mayor will visit the burn unit on Monday for further evaluation, the spokesperson said.

The mayor reminds everyone about the importance of having a fire extinguisher in your home and how to properly use it.