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January 20, 2015 at 5:58 AM

2 dead in mobile home fire near Arlington

UPDATED, 8:55 a.m. The Associated Press and staff reports ARLINGTON — Two people have died in a mobile home fire near Arlington. A neighbor first reported the fire around 9 p.m. on Monday at the 14200 block of Club Way, according to a release from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The chief of the local Snohomish County…

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December 30, 2014 at 5:58 AM

Family of 6 burned out of Bothell home

The Associated Press A family of six, including a child in a wheelchair, was burned out of their home Monday night in Bothell. KOMO reports the two adults and four children escaped the blaze. Two members of the family were taken to a hospital as a precaution. Firefighters say the home is a total loss due to heat…

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December 29, 2014 at 6:22 AM

Arson fire burns vacant Beacon Hill house

The Associated Press The Seattle Fire Department says a fire Sunday at a vacant house in the Beacon Hill neighborhood was set. There were no injuries. The Fire Department estimates damage at $60,000. KIRO reports the fire was started on the outside and burned the top portion of the house. Neighbors say tenants had moved out a couple of…

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December 26, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Woman in serious condition after Seattle house fire

An elderly woman is in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center after suffering burns and inhaling smoke during a house fire in Seattle on Friday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the fire near 39th Avenue South and South Mead Street at about 2:49 p.m., said Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman Sue Stangl. By 3:30 p.m. the fire was out. The five…

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December 26, 2014 at 7:27 AM

Spokane woman dies in Christmas-morning blaze

The Spokesman-Review (TNS) A woman died in a Christmas-morning fire that destroyed a mobile home in West Central Spokane, the Spokane Fire Department said. Firefighters were called to the Sans Souci West park at 3231 W. Boone Ave. around 4 a.m. Thursday. Neighbors said they were alerted to the fire by shouting and a large pop. Many…

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November 26, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Bitter Lake house fire blamed on hash-oil operation

Seattle police say the fire that destroyed a home in the Bitter Lake area on Tuesday was due to the manufacture of a marijuana-based product. The fire was reported around 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of North 125th Street. Inside, firefighters found what appeared to be a lab used to extract hash oil as well as marijuana and more than…

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November 23, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Mercer Island home heavily damaged in fire

A fire that broke out in a gazebo spread through a Mercer Island home early Sunday morning, causing extensive damage. Fire officials said they received a 911 call about 6 a.m. from a home in the 4300 block of East Mercer Way. Firefighters arrived to find the attached gazebo in flames and the fire spreading through the top…

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November 17, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Lynnwood woman critically injured in probable arson fire; man arrested

Update at 8:45 p.m.: A man found inside a burning house Sunday night in Lynnwood was taken into custody Monday evening in connection with the probable arson fire, police said. The man was booked into Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of first-degree arson and first-degree attempted murder, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. A woman who was also found…

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