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  • Edmonds woman seriously injured in house fire

    A woman was seriously injured in a fire at her Edmonds home Aug. 12.

    Neighbors called 911 at 5:09 a.m. to report smoke and flames coming from the woman’s home in the 9000 block of 218th St. SW. "The first firefighters to arrive reported the attached garage was engulfed in flames," said Leslie Hynes, public information officer for Snohomish County Fire District 1, which provides fire service in the City of Edmonds.

    The injured woman, believed to be in her 40s, was outside the house when firefighters arrived. Paramedics transported her to Harborview Medical Center. Her burn injuries appeared to be life-threatening, firefighters said. Further information about her condition is unavailable due to privacy laws.

    No one else was in the house at the time of the fire. No one else was injured.

    Firefighters had the fire under control within about 20 minutes. Fire damage was contained to the garage area and two bedrooms on the second floor above the garage.

    The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


Media Contact

Leslie Hynes
Public Information Officer
Office: (425) 551-1243

After-hours media contact number for emergency incidents in the Fire District 1 service area (unincorporated south Snohomish County, Brier, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace):
(425) 754-7273

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