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Kitten killed; cop, resident hurt in Yelm fire

Post by Adam Lynn / The News Tribune on March 9, 2007 at 9:33 am with No Comments »
March 9, 2007 9:33 am

Fire broke out Thursday morning in a four-plex in Yelm.

Firefighters arrived on the scene to find Yelm police trying to get people out of the smoke-filled building in the 400 block of Killion Road, according to a news release issued today by Southeast Thurston Fire and EMS.

All the residents got out, although one of them suffered smoke inhalation and had to be taken to the hospital. A Yelm officer was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.

A pet kitten died.

The cause of the blaze was under investigation.

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