The Yakima house fire injured two on Thursday
Yakima firefighters were busy with a house fire Thursday that injured two people. Yakima firefighters were called to the fire around 2:45 p.m. at 516 North 22nd Avenue.
Firefighters were able to prevent nearby homes from catching fire
Upon arrival, they found heavy smoke billowing from the back of the house. A man inside the house was burned and a woman suffering from smoke inhalation was taken to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Damage is estimated at over $100,000
Crews responded quickly and were able to prevent the fire from threatening other structures. A press release states that “dollar loss is estimated at $180,000. The home sustained significant damage to its living space and attic.”
A total of 19 firefighters responded to the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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