Yakima House Fire Injures Two Thursday
Yakima Firefighters were busy with a house fire Thursday that resulted in the injury of two people. Yakima Firefighters were called to the blaze at about 2:45 pm at 516 North 22nd Avenue.
Firefighters were able to save homes nearby from catching fire
When they arrived they found heavy smoke coming from the rear of the home. A man who was inside the home was burned and a woman suffering from smoke inhalation were taken to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Damage is estimated at more than $100,000
Crews responded quickly and were able to prevent the fire from threatening any other structures. A press release says the "estimated dollar loss is $180,000. The home sustained significant damage to its living space and in the attic."
A total of 19 firefighters responded to the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.