House fire in Beaumont

House fire in Beaumont

Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a house fire in the 5700 block of Glasgow Lane in Beaumont on Friday evening, March 7, that investigators believe was caused by an electrical short.

According to a news release from the Beaumont Fire Department, firefighters arrived at the residence at shortly after 10 p.m.and found a wall of the kitchen at the home ablaze. Firefighters extinguished the flames, which appeared to investigators to have been confined to the single wall of the kitchen.

The fire caused "moderate damage" to the kitchen, BFD reports, and the occupant was able to escape without injury prior to the firefighters' arrival.

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