Sisters rescued from apartment fire released from hospital

The Monday blaze displaced six families, according to the Everett Fire Department.

EVERETT — The 3-year-old sisters who were rescued during a large apartment fire in Everett on Monday have been released from the hospital.

They were treated for smoke inhalation at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the Everett Fire Department.

The blaze started shortly before 1 p.m. inside a ground floor apartment in the 10115 block of Holly Drive. Flames quickly spread to the second and third floors.

Firefighters heard there were two young girls in the burning building. They went inside and rescued them.

The blaze displaced six families, according to the Everett Fire Department.

Investigators on Tuesday still were looking into the cause and origin of the fire.

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