At approximately 7:48 PM, Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a reported structure fire at the apartments located at 1425 Washington Village Parkway. When firefighters arrived, they found the kitchen of one apartment on fire. The occupant of the apartment was able to escape before firefighters arrived. Several apartments nearby were evacuated due to the smoke conditions. The fire was confined to the kitchen of the one apartment and all other occupants were allowed to return to their apartments within a short time. The fire was caused by pot left unattended on the stove.