LAKEWOOD, Wash. - A brush fire spread to nearby mobile homes on 146th Street in Lakewood, setting a dozen of them ablaze. About eight homes were deemed a total loss and two people were found dead.
The fire was reported around 2:40 p.m. at the Jamestown Estates Mobile Home Park on 146th St. SW.
Firefighters said eight homes were a total loss, and anywhere from four to six others were severely damaged.
Residents in the park have been evacuated. Pierce Transit has a bus to give temporary shelter and a cool-off area for those who lost their homes. The Red Cross will help those displaced.
146th St. will be closed from Spring St SW to Woodbrook Dr. SW. Drivers should seek alternative routes.
It's unclear if there have been any other injuries. Firefighters are continuing to go around and account for everyone.
No other information was given on the two people killed.
FOX 13 has a crew at the scene.
This is a developing story. FOX 13 will have updates as they become available.