In Spite Of Snow And Ice, Everett Firefighters Get Fast Stop On House Fire

February 8, 2019

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Engine 5 arriving and pulling a pre-connect hose to the front of the house.

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Flames can be seen in a back bedroom

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The first firefighters enter the house

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A firefighter readies the hydrant

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Backup crew readies to enter the house

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Water flows as the fire room is ventilated.

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The two residents and their pets are safe.

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A crew from Ladder 1 stands by to ventilate the roof.

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The crew coming off the roof. A quick interior stop meant no holes had to be cut into the roof.

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Crews reloading hose onto Engine 5

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Crews debrief after the fire.

Just as the snow was picking up about 1:45 Friday afternoon came in a report of a house fire on 62nd Street SE in the Glacier View Neighborhood.

Everett Fire crews responded with Engine 5 first on scene.

There were two people in the house who escaped with their pets and were not injured.

Flames were coming out a back bedroom window and smoke was pouring from the eaves as the first crew entered.

They were able to get a good stop on the fire and contained it to a back bedroom, saving the house.

Investigators are on scene and no word yet on a cause or damage estimate.

Here are some MyEverettNews.com photos of the scene. Click photo to enlarge.

One personal observation. People were trying to drive down the same streets as fire crews were arriving creating a very dangerous situation. Please if you see a fire truck with lights on stay two blocks away, especially in this weather. (LD)



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