EVERETT — Two men were injured and 16 residents displaced after an early morning fire at an apartment south of Everett.
People reported seeing flames around 3:40 a.m. in the three-story building in the 13000 block of Eighth Avenue W. The two men who were hurt were in a second-floor unit, according to South County Fire. One man suffered smoke exposure and was taken to a hospital and the other man had minor injuries that were treated by firefighters and EMTs.
There were no other injuries.
Only the second-floor unit where the fire started and the balcony of the apartment above had fire damage. Three neighboring apartment units had smoke and water damage, according to South County Fire.
Everett Fire and Snohomish County Regional Fire & Rescue assisted in the response. Support 7 and Red Cross responded to assist the residents displaced by the fire.
The Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office was investigating the fire’s cause and estimated $75,000 worth of property loss.