The Newton Township Fire Department was called to the scene of a fire at 2873 Pinkerton Lane around 8:30 Monday evening.
Fire Chief Allen Deaver says the building contains three apartments and the damage was contained to one. Deaver says no one was home at the time of the fire and it appears to be accidental.
The fire damage was contained to a bedroom where the fire originated and there is smoke damage throughout the rest of the apartment. Investigators are estimating the damage at around $50,000.