Two adults and two dogs escaped a fire early Sunday morning at their home in the 15000 block of 30th Drive S.E. in Mill Creek. Their two cats had not been found. (South County Fire)

Two adults and two dogs escaped a fire early Sunday morning at their home in the 15000 block of 30th Drive S.E. in Mill Creek. Their two cats had not been found. (South County Fire)

Family and dogs escape house fire in Mill Creek

The fire began in a truck, extended to the garage and second story, estimated at $300K in damage.

MILL CREEK — A family escaped a fire at their home early Monday morning.

The fire, reported at 3:21 a.m., began in a truck that quickly spread to the garage and second story of the house in the 15000 block of 30th Drive S.E., according to Snohomish County Fire District 7.

Two adults and two dogs got out without injury, but their two cats were not located.

Firefighters kept flames from reaching other parts of the home, but not before an estimated $300,000 in damage.

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause.

Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated which fire department primarily handled the fire.

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