Amarillo Apartment Catches Fire

The Amarillo Fire Department says cooking oil is the cause of a fire in a local apartment complex.

Nearly 30 firefighters spent two hours fighting a fire at the Kensington Apartments on Bell Street this afternoon.

They say a skillet was left on and the oil inside caught fire causing 40 thousand dollars worth of damage.

On person has minor injuries, five people had to be rescued by ladders, and two pets were killed in this fire.