Fatality In Everett House Fire On Ocean Avenue

January 25, 2016

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Smoke and flames were pouring out of the house as fire crews arrived.

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Crews work on venting the roof.

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A look at the west side of the house.

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Crews work on putting out the fire on the porch.

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Investigators will now try to determine the cause of the fire.

Everett Fire Marshal Rick Robinson has confirmed to MyEverettNews.com there was one fatality in a house fire in the 5000 block of Ocean Avenue.

The fire was reported about 1:45 Monday afternoon and the house was fully involved when firefighters arrived.

Neighbors told arriving crews of the possibility of someone inside the house.

Firefighters found the body of one person inside.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has been called to the scene and will determine the cause and manner of death.

Due to the fatality, investigators from Everett Fire and Everett Police will go over the scene.

No early word on a cause or damage estimate.

Here are some MyEverettNews.com photos from the scene.

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One Response to “Fatality In Everett House Fire On Ocean Avenue”

  1. Frank Says:

    That is Engine 4’s area to cover, all the way down to Mukilteo. I’m sure glad we haven’t closed that fire station yet.

    I hope our City Council can see that cutting fire protection is a BAD IDEA!