Cooking blamed for St. Catharines fire
St. Catharines Fire is blaming a pot left on the stove for a damaging house fire in the city.
It happened on Eastchester Rd Friday morning.
A stranger rescued the person inside the house before firefighters showed up. They were taken to St. Catharines General Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
Damage is pegged at $50 000.
The fire department is reminding you to pay attention when whipping up a snack or meal.