7 Residents, 1 Firefighter, Injured in Everett House Fire

December 7, 2013

Everett Fire

Everett House Fire

photo courtesy City of Everett Twitter feed

Assistant Everett Fire Marshal Eric Hicks provides this update on this morning’s house fire in north Everett…

Everett Fire Department crews responded to a fully involved house fire in the 2200 block of Rainier Ave. at 12:13 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

Fire dispatch received reports of people trapped in the house. Residents were able to get out of the home before fire crews arrived. Residents sleeping in the basement woke up to the smell of smoke. One resident was rescued by a family member who broke out the basement window.

Residents sleeping on the second floor heard what they described as an explosion and smelled smoke. They had to escape out of a second-story window.

Two people were transported to Harborview Medical Center, one with serious burns and the other with minor burns. Five other people sustained minor injuries and drove themselves to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. One firefighter was transported the hospital with an ankle injury.

The fire was extinguished just after 4 a.m. Crews will remain on scene into the morning to monitor hot spots.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. More details will be provided as they become available.

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3 Responses to “7 Residents, 1 Firefighter, Injured in Everett House Fire”

  1. myeverettnews Says:

    My best guess is to contact the Snohomish County Red Cross. They are the go-to group in Everett when something like this happens. Their phone number is 425-252-4103 and here is a link to their website…http://www.redcross.org/wa/everett

  2. Cyn Says:

    Keep us posted if there is anything we can do to help this family!