Morning fire damages apartment in Yakima

A fire destroys a bedroom and its contents at an apartment unit in Yakima this morning.

When firefighters arrived at the 600 block of North 6th Street around 8 this morning they found the bedroom fully involved in fire.

They were able to knock down the flames fairly quickly.

Firefighters say they did find evidence of a working smoke detector and say the occupants were at work at the time the fire broke out.

Damage is estimated at $40,000 and the cause is undetermined at this time.