Never turn your back on bacon
Dec. 14, 2016
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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Two Menlo Park residents were forced to flee their apartment after a fire broke out in their kitchen. The blaze resulted in $80,000 in damages to the apartment, The Almanac reported.
A resident said she had been cooking bacon when she was distracted by a phone call. Officials estimated structural damage of $50,000 and loss and damage to items inside the apartment at $30,000. Fire Marshal Jon Johnston said unattended cooking fires are the most common type of fires.