House damaged by fire Thursday

A small fire broke out in a house on the corner of Mitchell and White street, near Fred Myer about 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Deputy Chief Devon Brown from Klamath Fire District 1 said his team had the fire contained in about three minutes with minimal damage to the home.

There was no official word on how it started, but the homeowner said it started while she and her husband were barbecuing. A man was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.