Resident falls asleep while cooking, starts fire in N. Avondale - News, Weather & Sports

Woman falls asleep while cooking, starts fire

Source: Amy Ashcraft Source: Amy Ashcraft

A woman who fell asleep while cooking french fries caused a fire in North Avondale on Monday night.

Cincinnati fire crews were called to the 800 block of Clinton Springs Avenue just before midnight.

Investigators say the fire was caused by unattended grease cooking on the stove for french fries.  The occupant was awaken by her smoke detector.

The damage was confined to the kitchen and is estimated at $10,000.

No one was hurt.

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