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Kitchen Fire Causes Significant Damage

Kitchen Fire Causes Significant Damage

On Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 4:56 p.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 2600 Block of NW Bent Tree Circle. The occupant called 911 and reported a fire in the kitchen.

When the fire department arrived, light smoke was visible from a two-story, single-family residence. The occupant was safe outside.

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire involving the kitchen. A check of the remainder of the house confirmed no further fire spread, and the incident was under control by 5:42 p.m.

The fire significantly damaged the kitchen, with smoke and heat damage throughout the rest of the house.

Food left cooking unattended on the stove was the cause of the fire.

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