AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - A house in Amarillo caught fire this morning after a toaster had an electrical malfunction.
Around 10:42 this morning, the Amarillo Fire Department responded to a house fire at the 5000 block of Brown Street.
When crews arrived, they found smoke coming from the home. Inside the house, a wall in the kitchen had caught fire.
Officials say the occupant of the home smelled burning and heard a crackling sound. They left the house and called 911.
The fire was under control by 11:11 a.m.
The Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office determined the cause of the fire was an electrical malfunction of a toaster.
It is estimated that the fire caused about $5,000 in damage.