LAKEWOOD, Wash. – At 1:43am on Saturday morning, West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to a house fire at 50 Beverly Dr SW. A neighbor heard a noise, smelled smoke and saw flames coming from the home and quickly dialed 9-1-1.
Crews arrived to find a smoldering fire inside the home. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and it was declared under control at 2:12 am. Unfortunately a 56-year old female was found dead inside the home.
The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.