Cause of fatal Smokey Point fire undetermined

SMOKEY POINT — Investigators have ruled out suspicious causes in a fatal fire in Smokey Point on Feb. 4.

They were unable to pinpoint what exactly caused the fire, but it apparently started in a couch in the living room on the first floor, according to the investigative report.

The fire burned inside an apartment in the 3200 block of Smokey Point Drive.

Killed was Joshua J. Misner, 23. His death has been ruled an accident.

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office recently wrapped up a final report for the Arlington Fire Department.

The cause of the fire was described as unintentional and undetermined. Damage was estimated at $70,000.

Arlington police and the county medical examiner also investigated.

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