Fire destroys Everett mobile home

EVERETT — An early morning fire destroyed a mobile home in the Silver Lake area south of Everett.

The family who lived in the home, a mother and two children, were away at the time of the fire.

Someone passing by reported the fire just before 2 a.m. in the 12100 block of Nels Peters Road.

By the time firefighters arrived, the double-wide mobile home was engulfed by flames, said Leslie Hynes, spokeswoman for Snohomish County Fire District 1.

Firefighters had the fire under control in about 25 minutes.

A cat and a rabbit died in the fire. The home and all of its contents were obliterated and damage is estimated at more than $75,000. The family has insurance, Hynes said.

Officials haven’t discovered what caused the fire because damage is so extensive.

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