Neglected food caused a single-story house fire Thursday on the 2100 block of Ave. F.
The fire started around noon and was put out about 15 minutes later. A Newschannel 6 crew member said there wasn't a lot of damage on the outside but there was heavy damage on the inside.
Firefighters managed to salvage the house but not before the flames caused $20,000 worth of damage. No one was injured
Assistant Fire Marshal Antoinette Hastings said food that was cooking was neglected which started the fire.