Kitchen Fire Damages a Home in Hermon 

Fire damaged a house Wednesday morning in Hermon. It happened on Billings Road around 10am.We’re told five people live in the house and none of them were hurt. One resident tells TV 5 the fire started in the kitchen, and they think it had something to do with the microwave. Earl Burgess, who’s lived in the home with his daughter’s family, said “I run in the house open the door. There was a lot of smoke but I wet through the bedroom living room kitchen dining area and out the front door. The smoke was real thick.”The home owner tells TV 5 the house is insured, but they are not sure the extent of the damage at this time.The cause of the blaze is under investigation.