Lakewood, Wash. – At 2:54 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, the Lakewood Fire Department responded to a residential fire at 14516 Grant Ave SW. Crews arrived to find a heavy smoke and flames coming from the structure. The home was occupied by a brother and sister. The woman was at work at the time of the fire and the man was able to safely exit the home.
The fire started inside the home. Crews were quickly able to extinguish the fire and it was declared under control at 3:30 p.m. The cause is under investigation and damages are estimated at $150,000. There were no injuries resulting from this fire.
The Lakewood Fire Department would like to remind residents to make sure they have working smoke alarms in their home. If you do not have working smoke alarms please contact us at 253-582-4600 and we will install one for free if you reside within Lakewood Fire District 2. If there is a fire in your home, remember your fire escape plan and once you are outside, do not re-enter the building for any reason.