Beaumont Firefighters were dispatched to 4495 Glen Oaks Circle at 7:38AM. A neighbor called and reported smoke coming from the home. Firefighters arrived and forced entry into the home. They discovered the kitchen involved by fire, they were able to quickly extinguish the fire. An investigation determined the power in the area had been out since last night due to the recent weather. The power was restored to the neighborhood at approx. 7Am this morning. The cause of the fire was determined to be a burner to the electric stove accidently left in the on position with a pot left unattended on the burner. There were no reported injuries, no one was home at the time of the fire.
Structure Fire 4495 Glen Oaks Circle
About the Author: Scott Wheat
District Chief Scott Wheat is a 23 year veteran with Beaumont Fire/Rescue. He is currently assigned to the Community Risk Reduction Division as the Assistant Fire Marshal and the department's Public Information Officer.