Kitchen fire damages Beaumont home

Picadilly Lane in Beaumont

Beaumont firefighters battled a kitchen fire that damaged a home on Picadilly Lane, reports Beaumont Fire and Resuce.

According to a news release from the fire department, fire/rescue units responded shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 4 in reference to a structure fire in the 5500 block of Picadilly Lane. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered smoke billowing from the roof vents. Firefighters found that the kitchen cabinets were on fire, and the occupant was attempting to extinguish the blaze.

Investigators report that the fire started from the stovetop and spread but was confined to the kitchen, causing damage to the wall and cabinets there.

The occupant's family was able to escape without injury, and Red Cross was called to assist the family.