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May 1, 2014 at 8:19 AM

Olympia: 1 dead after apartment fire

OLYMPIA  (AP) — Fire officials in Olympia say one person was found dead after a Wednesday evening apartment fire. KOMO-TV reports that arriving firefighters found smoke and flames coming from a second-floor apartment in a five-story building. Several people told fire crews they thought someone was inside the room that was on fire. Firefighters found…


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April 7, 2014 at 7:12 AM

Monday Memo: Boy dies in fire … New Microsoft leader wows … Driver in fatal crash was 10

Fatal fire: A 3-year-old boy died in a fire in a Bellevue duplex early this morning. We’ll have more information soon. And there was another fire, this one in White Center, that destroyed a home. There were no injuries reported. Details to come. The new top guy at Microsoft is wowing observers, says our…


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March 29, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Arrest made in fire that killed Bremerton man

A Bremerton woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of arson and murder. The 45-year-old woman is in Kitsap County Jail for her alleged role in starting a fire last month that killed a 37-year-old man and engulfed an East Bremerton house. The suspect and victim were involved in a long-term relationship and were guests at the house, according…


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December 5, 2013 at 5:39 AM

UPDATE: 1 body found, 1 presumed dead in Fox Island Fire

UPDATE, 5:35 p.m. | Authorities say the 8-year-old girl’s body was found today. She was the twin of the 8-year-old boy who managed to escape. The search for the doctor’s body has been suspended until Friday because of darkness and the instability of the building, according to The Associated Press. UPDATE, 3 p.m. | Authorities are…


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February 19, 2013 at 10:22 AM

Body found in burning Kent motel room

A man’s body was found inside a Kent motel room this morning after firefighters put out a small fire. Kent police Assistant Chief Pat Lowery said that fire crews were dispatched around 7 a.m. to a fire at the Sunset Motel, 25006 Pacific Highway S. The blaze started inside one room and spread to other units at the…


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January 23, 2013 at 8:59 AM

Woman who died in Edmonds apartment fire identified

An Edmonds woman who died in an apartment fire on Monday has been identified as Laurel A. Moody, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. Moody, 61, perished after choking on smoke that filled her home, according to medical examiner’s staff. A spokeswoman for Snohomish County Fire District 1 said that the fire started after a…


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December 20, 2012 at 1:04 PM

Fatal fire in Forks; body found in mobile home

The Associated Press FORKS — Officials expect an autopsy to identify the body that firefighters found in a burned out mobile home near Forks. The fire was reported Wednesday morning by a passerby. Undersheriff Ron Peregrin told the Peninsula Daily News the cause of the fire is being investigated. District No. 6 Fire Chief Jeff Baysinger says a…


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