Man, cat killed in Everett apartment fire possibly caused by cigarette
Posted on Sunday, January 17th, 2021 at 7:49 pm
EVERETT, WA – An apartment fire possibly caused by a burning mattress led to the death of a man and a cat in Everett early this morning.
According to KOMO News, the blaze began in the 900 block of W Casino Road just after 12 a.m., possibly after a cigarette caused a mattress to catch fire.
When first responders arrived, heavy smoke was pouring from the apartment unit.
A man and a cat died as a result of the blaze in the second-story apartment.
The identity of the victim was not immediately released.
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