Family escapes kitchen fire

MARQUETTE — The lunchtime hour didn’t go as planned for one family in the city of Marquette.

The Marquette City Fire Department responded to a house fire at 331 E. Prospect Street just before 1 p.m. They were able to quickly put out the fire, which was contained to the kitchen.

Properly working smoke detectors alerted the occupants of the fire. Everyone inside was able to escape the structure in time.

The Marquette City Police Department assisted at the scene.