York firefighters were called to a fire in a house in Acomb this lunchtime (Friday).
Crews from York and Acomb were called out at 12.57pm to James Backhouse Place.
The fire was in the kitchen.
A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “The fire caused 25% fire damage to to the kitchen and smoke damage throughout the property.
“Crews used breathing apparatus, hose reel jet and positive pressure ventilation fan.”
The cause is believed to be a fault in a washing machine.