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Small kitchen fire in Rochester

Flaming microwave oven causes over $2,000 in damage.

Posted: Dec 26, 2017 5:18 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Firefighers responded to a small kitchen fire Tuesday morning.

It happened around 10:30 am in the 1600 block of Northern Heights Drive NE. The Rochester Fire Department says it arrived to find a microwave on fire. The flames were extinguished and no one was injured.

The fire caused an estimated $2,500 in damage and its cause is under investigation.

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