MARYSVILLE – The Marysville Fire District quickly extinguished a blaze that damaged a home and three cars Tuesday evening.
Total damage is estimated at $140,000 with smoke and heat damage throughout the home. A neighbor reported flames coming from the garage in the 5300 block of 138th St NE just after 6:40 p.m. A man was inside sleeping. Neighbors woke him, and he unsuccessfully attempted to put out the fire using a garden hose.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze in less than 30 minutes. The Red Cross is assisting three people displaced from the home.
The cause is under investigation. Arlington, North County and Getchell provided mutual aid.
Marysville fire urges everyone to have working smoke alarms in their homes. It also urges residential fire sprinklers. Find out more at marysvillefiredistrict.org.