Firefighters were called to the scene of a working structure fire along the 1900 block of Worthington St in Parkersburg around 1:30 PM Saturday.
When crews arrived the resident told crews that he has been deep frying in the kitchen, and had stepped out to retrieve something out of the bedroom, and when he returned the kitchen was on fire.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the kitchen and hallway, with considerable smoke damage throughout the home.
The resident of the home was treated for burns to the hands, but was not transported.
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