Home destroyed in White Point fire on San Juan Island

  • Source: Journal of the San Juans
  • Published: 06/12/2019 01:44 AM

San Juan Island Fire and Rescue crews responded to an early morning residential fire in the area of White Point area on San Juan Island on June 11. The blaze was contained in a two-story residential structure that started around 2:15 a.m. The residents were able to quickly evacuate the home and call 911. Fire and rescue responded to the call first and requested, San Juan Island EMS for medical support. Upon arrival, firefighters found the home to be fully-engulfed, with several vehicles and trees located behind the structure. Firefighters were able to quickly contain the inferno to the structure area and were able to extinguish the blaze in the trees to prevent further spread to other structures on the property. Unfortunately, the home and several vehicles were destroyed. Two residents of the home were transported by San Juan Island EMS to Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor as a precaution for evaluation. The fire cause remains under investigation.


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