No one was injured in a house fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon.
At 1:04 p.m., firefighters and emergency personnel responded to the fire in the 200 block of West Ruth Street. A fire started on an outside porch and spread into and adjacent kitchen and pantry before firefighters were able to put it out.
One person was at home at the time of the fire, and that person escaped without injury. Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the fire, and total damages were unknown as of Wednesday afternoon.