Extensive damage after fire at Roskam Baking Co.

Firefighters responded to the Roskam Bakery Company (ReportIt photo courtesy Jon Geer; May 19, 2014).
Firefighters responded to the Roskam Bakery Company (ReportIt photo courtesy Jon Geer; May 19, 2014).

KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — Firefighters were called out to a fire inside a large bakery early Monday morning.

Around 2:40 a.m., a fire started inside the Roskam Baking Company on Broadmoor Avenue.

When fire crews arrived, they found flames coming from all of the oven doors of the conveyor-type oven.

Kentwood Fire Department officials said one employee was checked out for minor smoke inhalation, but did not need to be taken to a hospital.

Officials say initial damage is estimated to be over $350,000.

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