Small fire damages hotel room

NORCROSS - Firefighters found a small fire Thursday morning in the kitchenette of a guest room at the Homestead Inn, an extended stay hotel in the 700 block of Jimmy Carter Boulevard in Norcross.

The 1:27 a.m. fire was extinguished by the time fire crews arrived. It was contained to a stove.

"The damage was described as minimal," said Fire Department spokesman Capt. Thomas Rutledge.

No injuries and no evacuations were necessary.