Resident injured in kitchen fire early Monday morning
A 63-year-old man was injured in a house fire at an apartment on Lamonte Terrace early Monday morning, according to the South Bend Fire Department.
Firefighters responded to the fire in the 400 block of W. Lamonte Terrace at 12:25 a.m.
The fire was in the kitchen of a second floor apartment.
Firefighters said there was an unattended pan of oil on the stove.
The resident, a 63-year-old man, suffered burns to his upper body.
He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The fire caused approximately $20,000 damage to the apartment.