On Sunday July 8, at 10:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire reported at 5335 Idylwood.
Firefighters found one room on fire in the home. They were able to contain the fire to that room, but could not avoid smoke damage to the rest of the home.
The occupant was not at home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries. Firefighters determined that the fire was caused by the washing machine.
Red Cross was called to assist the family.