City fire responded to a kitchen fire at 27 Tracy Ave., Batavia, this afternoon that caused an estimated $1,000 in damage.
The fire was reported at 4:38 p.m. and was deemed accidental, according to a press release.
Engine 11 arrived three minutes after the alarm and reported smoke showing. The residents evacuated.
Once inside, firefighters found a pot of grease on fire on the stove with flames extending into other combustibles nearby. The crew smothered the fire by putting a lid on the pot and used a fire extinguisher to knock down the remaining fire on a cabinet and wall paneling.
Crews were also able to locate and remove a pet rabbit from the home.
City fire remained on scene for about an hour checking for extension and ventilating the structure.
The estimated building damage is $200 and contents damage is put at $800.