2 injured, 16 displaced in Everett apartment fire

EVERETT, Wash. — Two men were injured and 16 people displaced in an apartment fire Sunday in Everett.

Firefighters were called around 3:40 a.m. to the Hangar 128 Apartments in the 13000 block of 8th Avenue West.

Fire crews said the fire started in a second-floor unit, where one man suffered smoke inhalation and was taken to the hospital, while another man suffered minor injuries. Firefighters treated him at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

Officials said the fire was contained to the unit.

However, three other units were damaged by smoke and water.

Support 7 and the American Red Cross were called to assist those who were displaced.

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office estimates the total loss to be around $75,000 and determined the fire was likely caused by combustibles placed too close to a heater.