Eggs left to boil and forgotten about sparked a call to Brighouse fire crews.
The teams went to Waverley Crescent, Hipperholme, at 3pm on Wednesday.
The kitchen had filled with smoke but no one was injured.
Appeal to find lead thieves
Thieves have stolen lead flashing from the roof of Brighouse Library.
Police are appealing for anyone with information about the theft between Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3, to get in touch by ringing 0845 6060606.
Officers say there have been unconfirmed reports of two youths loading wheelie bins nearby and a set of ladders have been recovered.
Two cars crash
Police were called to a two-car accident in Greetland yesterday.
A Kia Picanto and Renault Clio crashed in Saddleworth Road at 7.47am.