8-year-old dies in Snohomish County house fire

  • Source: KING-TV NBC 5 Seattle
  • Published: 01/14/2020 12:00 AM

An eight-year-old girl died and four others were burned in a fire that broke out in a Snohomish County house on Monday. A family of five was in the house at the time of the fire, including the 8-year-old and a 7-year-old. The call came in about 1:30 a.m. for a fire at a home on Dotson Road near Cedar Ponds Road, which is about two miles south of Sultan. "Frankly, when I went to bed last night, I worry about these things and I was worrying about Cedar Ponds area," said Merlin Halvorson, the fire chief at Snohomish County Fire District 5. The firefighting effort was challenging because the road to the home is in the woods and remote. Trees had also fallen on the road, two fire trucks were stuck in ditches, and it was snowing, according to fire officials.



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