Lakewood, WA-At 2:55 p.m., July 7 the Lakewood Fire Department responded to a house fire at 11404 Cloverdale Ct SW. Firefighters arrived to find a fully involved house fire with most of the flames coming from the rear corner of the building. Engine 212 was first on scene. Firefighters executed a transitional attack which means they attacked the fire from the exterior first to make it safer for firefighters to enter the structure. There were 5 engines, 2 ladder trucks and 2 medic units from three jurisdictions who responded to the fire.
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is undetermined. Damages are estimated at $450,000 to the structure and another $100,000 in contents.
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