Dog missing after Edmonds house fire


EDMONDS, Wash. - Four people got out safely after a fire broke out at a home in Edmonds early Wednesday, but one of the family’s dogs has not been found.


A married couple, their adult son and a house guest were asleep when a smoke alarm alerted them to the fire at the home in the 2000 block of 81st Avenue West just before 3 a.m.


The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, according to Leslie Hynes, public information officer for Snohomish County Fire District 1.


The family escaped with a dog and a cat, but another dog is missing.


Firefighters from Fire District 1 and Lynnwood responded and had the fire under control within 25 minutes. No one was injured.


The cause of the fire has not been determined.


Damages are estimated to be at $250,000.