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February 23, 2014 at 9:23 AM

Bremerton house fire kills 1

BREMERTON (AP) — Fire officials say a blaze at a home in Bremerton killed one man early Sunday. The Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue says firefighters found the home fully engulfed in flames just before 5 a.m. Four adults and three children had been inside the home but safely evacuated. After fighting the fire, crews found the…


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January 8, 2014 at 8:43 AM

Fire destroys Marysville home early this morning

More than 28 firefighters from across north Snohomish County battled a blaze inside a Marysville home this morning. Fire crews were called to the 13400 block of 55th Drive Northeast at 2:39 a.m. on a report of smoke and flames. Everyone living in the home safely got out, authorities said. The home was destroyed, according to Thomas Maloney, division…


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December 26, 2013 at 11:23 AM

Hydrant fails at Seattle house fire

Update at 11:35 a.m.:| The Seattle Fire Department says the fire was caused by a an electrical malfunction in a wall. Damage is estimated at $75,000. Original post: | The Associated Press A fire hydrant failed as firefighters responded to a house fire this morning in Seattle. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore says it was on a secondary line after the primary…


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December 2, 2013 at 8:23 AM

3 residents, firefighter injured in N. Seattle house fire

A North Seattle family was hospitalized after a fire seriously damaged their house this morning. The fire department said a firefighter was also treated for a minor injury. Seattle fire crews were called to the home in the 9700 block of 1st Avenue Northwest, near the Greenwood neighborhood, around 1:40 a.m. on the report of…


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November 5, 2013 at 7:08 AM

Fire at home of M’s Felix Hernandez started in laundry room

The Associated Press Investigators have determined that a fire that damaged the Bellevue home of Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez started in the laundry room. Lt. Richard Burke says the cause of the Monday afternoon fire remains under investigation and is still officially undetermined. Damage is estimated at $250,000. Hernandez and his wife, Sandra, were in Napa, Calif., at…


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November 1, 2013 at 3:54 PM

2 children killed in Cle Elum house fire


Two children were killed in a house fire Friday afternoon in Cle Elum. (Photo courtesy of Kittitas County Fire District No. 7)

Two young children died in an intense house fire this afternoon in Cle Elum despite the rescue efforts of their mother, police and firefighters.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m., Kittitas County firefighters were called to a house on Third Street for a report of a house fire with two children inside, according to the Kittitas County Fire District No. 7.

When the distraught mother was forced to retreat from the fully engulfed home, she told police her two children were still inside.


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October 1, 2013 at 11:37 PM

Two-story house fire in Edmonds displaces couple, kills cat

A fire burned through a two-story Edmonds house  in the 700 block of Hemlock Way, displacing a couple and their three dogs tonight. Neighbors who saw smoke and flames called 911 and alerted the homeowners, according to an Edmonds Fire Department news release. A combined team of about 35 firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 1, Lynnwood…


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September 16, 2013 at 8:09 AM

Woman dies in Arlington house fire

ARLINGTON (AP) — The Snohomish County sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found after a house fire in Arlington. Spokeswoman Shari Ireton says there’s no obvious sign of a crime, but investigators are waiting for the cause of death from the medical examiner’s office and the cause of the fire…


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