FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Firefighters say working smoke detectors helped save a family of four from a kitchen fire in their southeast Fresno apartment.
The fire broke out around 2 a.m. Wednesday at one of the units on Waverly and Balch.
Firefighters say a malfunctioning microwave may have caused the fire.
Three adults and a child were sleeping at the time when the smoke detectors woke them up, and they were able to get out safely.
No one was hurt.
Firefighters estimate about $50,000 in damage done to the kitchen.
The Red Cross is now helping the family find a place to stay.
Smoke detectors help save family from southeast Fresno apartment fire
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