Last updated: August 23. 2013 3:45PM - 19 Views

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LIMA -- Firefighters from the Lima Fire Department responded to a fire Monday afternoon that gutted a local woman’s kitchen.Joy Young, 28, of 1008 Linden St., was cooking on her stove at about 1 p.m. Monday when she went next door and left the stove on.Firefighters said a pot of oil on the stove boiled over, starting a fire that quickly spread up the cabinets and through the kitchen.Firefighters worked at the scene until about 1:39 p.m., after the entire kitchen was gutted.Additionally, there was smoke damage throughout the remainder of the house.Damage was estimated at $10,000 to property, and $1,500 contents.There were no injuries.

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