No one injured in early morning house fire in Mountlake Terrace

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Firefighters extinguished a house fire in Mountlake Terrace on Saturday morning. (Photo courtesy Fire District 1)

Story updated at 5:50 p.m. with more information.

No one was hurt in a fire overnight in the 23000 block of 63rd Place West Mountlake Terrace with one person inside.

Fire crews were called to this home at 2:20 a.m. Fire District 1 said in a tweet that everyone got out safely because of their fire alarm.

Fire District 1 spokeswoman Leslie Hynes said the fire started in a shed outside then spread to a tree and siding of the house. The fire did not damage the interior of the house. The fire was started by a heat lamp being used to warm baby chicks in the shed.

The fire caused $20,000 damage. The cause is under investigation.


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