On May 2 at 9:39 p.m., crews from the City of Bothell Fire and E.M.S., Northshore Fire Department and Shoreline Fire Department responded to a single family residence structure fire located in the 21000 block of 6th Avenue West in Bothell.
Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke and flames coming from the roof. The fire had spread quickly from the kitchen to the attic after occupants attempted to rapidly extinguish a cooking fire with a dry chemical extinguisher.
The two occupants of the home were transported to a local hospital with minor burns and smoke inhalation. There are no firefighter injuries to report at this time.
After investigation, the official cause of the fire was an accidental cooking fire started in the kitchen. The home endured significant fire, smoke and water damage. The current damage estimate is $200,000.