Smoke Alarm Alerts Sleeping Everett Man to Fire in His Bedroom

April 15, 2012

Everett, Everett Fire

The Everett Fire Department is crediting a smoke alarm for saving the life of an Everett man after fire broke out in his bedroom just a few feet from where he was sleeping. Everett Fire Investigator Eric Hicks sent out the following news release this morning…

April 15 – Everett Fire Investigators determined a home in North Everett suffered $20,000 in damage…

At approximately 4 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 200 block of Bridge Way to a report of a house fire. Engine Company 2 was the first to arrive and they found flames coming from the bedroom window of a two-story home with a basement. Two occupants safely evacuated from the house.

The firefighters began an aggressive attack and quickly extinguished the fire contained to the bedroom. The resident occupying the bedroom said he was awakened by the smoke alarm and discovered fire just feet away from his bed. He closed the door to his bedroom and alerted the other resident in the home and they both escaped safely.
Fire Investigators are calling the cause accidental.

Smoke Alarms Save Lives.

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