Home near Martha Lake heavily damaged by fire; family displaced

LYNNWOOD — A house fire near Martha Lake caused more than $120,000 damage Monday afternoon.

A neighbor saw flames coming from the house, located in the 100 block of 167th Place SW, east of Lynnwood. The neighbor alerted the family, who got out safely, said Leslie Hynes, spokeswoman for Snohomish County Fire District 1.

Crews got the fire under control within 20 minutes or being summoned about 1:45 p.m., Hynes said. No injuries were reported.

The family of three was displaced, and a neighboring home also sustained minor damage from the fire. Both families have insurance.

The fire is believed to be an accidental in nature, but its exact cause has not been determined.

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