Temple firefighters respond to kitchen fire due to unattended cooking

Posted at 4:31 PM, Dec 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-30 17:39:50-05

The Temple Fire Department responded to a fire in northeast Temple on Friday. 

Firefighters arrived to the 1500 block of Hillcrest Rd. and found a neighbor had extinguished the kitchen fire. 

Kitchen cabinets next to the stove and a microwave was damaged by the blaze. 

The damage to the house and contents is estimated at $1,500. 

Fire investigation determined the fire was unintentional and started from unattended cooking. 

No one was displaced. One person was transported for evaluation of exposure to smoke. 

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