2-story Mukilteo home engulfed in flames

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MUKILTEO, Wash. - A home was destroyed by a fire Saturday afternoon in Mukilteo, said fire officials. 

The fire happened in the 11000 block of 55th Avenue west around 4:15 p.m.

When firefighters arrived, a two-story home was engulfed in flames. 

Officials with the Mukilteo Fire Department told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News the homeowner tried to extinguish the flames but could not. 

Fire officials ruled the fire as accidental. 

The fire caused $180,000 in damage.