On Thursday, October 27th, 2022 at 7:41 p.m., the New Ulm Fire Department was dispatched to  301 North Front Street for a kitchen fire. Upon arrival, there was smoke coming from the rear of  the house. All occupants were already out of the house. The fire was contained to the kitchen  area which received heavy fire damage. The fire is believed to start on the stove. There were  working smoke detectors in the house. Firefighters had the fire under control within ½ hour and  were on scene for approximately one hour. Three pets were removed safely. No injuries were  reported. NUFD was assisted by the New Ulm Police Department.