By Jenny Weekes, Captain, West Pierce Fire District 2
LAKEWOOD – At approximately 2:55 a.m. on Saturday, April 6th, West Pierce Fire & Rescue crews responded to reports of a house fire at 10102 Hemlock Street SW, near Fort Steilacoom Park.
The 911 calls were from neighbors and it was thought the residents may still be inside. It was later confirmed there was no one home at the time of the fire. It is unknown if there were working smoke alarms in the house and there were no injuries during this incident. The cause is currently under investigation.