Ferndale fire battled during high winds and cold temps

Scene of house fire on Cedar Street (February 9, 2019). Photo courtesy of Whatcom County Fire District 7
Scene of house fire on Cedar Street (February 9, 2019). Photo courtesy of Whatcom County Fire District 7
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Whatcom County Fire District 7 (WCFD7) firefighters were called out to a residential structure fire in the 5800 block of Cedar Street about 3:10am this morning, Saturday, February 9th.

According to radio transmissions they arrived to find a fully involved residence. 7 fire engines along with a medic unit responded.

At the time, temperatures were reported to be in the mid-20s and sustained northeast winds of 25mph with gusts to 50mph according to a nearby weather station.

As of 4am, the fire was reported to be knocked down and no injuries had been reported.

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WCFD7 Division Chief Ben Boyko said a nearby house and apartment building were evacuated. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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1 COMMENT

  1. The woman who lives here is deaf and, while all got out safely, she doesn’t have her hearing aids or glasses. She also has a service dog named Monty. Please help them all!

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