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Two jump to safety as flames rip through Olympia house

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Sep. 19, 2011 at 6:06 am with No Comments »
September 19, 2011 6:06 am
Courtesy of the Olympia Fire Department

Two people jumped from an Olympia home overnight as fire ripped through the two-story building.

The residents were checked out by the Olympia Fire Department after making the 12-foot jump, the fire department reported. They were not injured.

Olympia firefighters were called to the house in the 1300 block of Lybarger Street Southeast just after 2 a.m.

The residents woke up after hearing a noise and found the fire, the fire department reported.

Fire crews kept the flames from spreading to other homes and nearby trees. They had the blaze under control by 3:35 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

Investigators suspect the fire started in the back of the house but the cause was unknown.

The house was a loss.


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