No injuries in house fire in Monroe

MONROE — A fire late Monday night caused extensive damage to a Monroe area home.

The fire off 121st Street north of Monroe started in the chimney and spread to the attic, officials said.

It was reported around 11:30 p.m.

No one was injured.

Firefighters reached the blaze in the A-frame home quickly enough to salvage art work and furniture inside.

Eighteen firefighters from Monroe and Snohomish battled the blaze.

No damage estimate was available Tuesday morning.

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