Yakima house fire destroys home, family of 3 displaced

  • Source: YakTriNews
  • Published: 02/21/2018 12:51 PM

A family of three awoke to smoke coming from their home Wednesday morning. The home had flames coming from the first floor and extending to the outside in the 600 block of Viola Avenue. The family escaped without any injuries. Fire crews arrived around 6 a.m. and extinguished the fire in about 15 minutes. They stayed another two hours checking for hot spots. A total of 16 firefighters responded, according to a news release. The home was not entirely destroyed, but it is currently unlivable due to fire and smoke damage. Repairs are estimated to cost upward of $50,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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