House fire in Bothell displaces three people

BOTHELL — Three people were displaced by a house fire north of Bothell on Wednesday.

The fire broke out about 4:30 p.m. in a bedroom in the 19300 block of Second Avenue SE, in the North Creek area.

Crews put out the fire in about 20 minutes, said Leslie Hynes, a spokeswoman for Snohomish County Fire District 1. No injuries were reported.

Damage appeared to be limited to the bedroom. A resident who was home at the time told crews the fire appeared to start near a portable heater.

Crews were investigating Wednesday night. Firefighters also responded from Lynnwood.

The American Red Cross was assisting the victims.

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