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Man dies after Edmonds home catches fire

Jun 15, 2024, 10:24 AM | Updated: 12:29 pm

Photo: Firefighters responded after a person called 911 to report smoke coming from an Edmonds home...

Firefighters responded after a person called 911 to report smoke coming from an Edmonds home and sounds of a baby crying inside. (Photo courtesy of South County Fire)

(Photo courtesy of South County Fire)

Update 6/15 at 12:17 p.m.: The Everett Herald has reported that the man died from injuries he suffered in the fire.

Orginal story:

Nearly 40 firefighters responded to a house fire in Edmonds on Friday.

According to South County Fire, the fire happened north of Ballinger Park, shortly after 6 p.m. A person called 911 to report smoke coming from a home and sounds of a baby crying inside.

Firefighters arrived and found a man and woman inside the home. Both people were transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

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South County Fire said the crying sounds came from a dog that died in the fire. It also reported the home was severely damaged by the fire and smoke.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office and South County Fire.

“Support 7 and American Red Cross Northwest Region volunteers are assisting several people displaced,” stated South County Fire in a Facebook post.

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