House fire in Seattle's Beacon Hill leaves 1 dead

An investigation is underway into what caused a fatal fire Wednesday morning in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood

Before 4 a.m., crews responded to a report of a fire on the upper floor of a home off 12th Avenue South. 

Firefighters pulled a 90-year-old woman out of the home, but she was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. 

There was another person inside the home, but they escaped. 

The fire was knocked down, but the cause is not known. 

This is the second deadly fire in the city of Seattle on Wednesday. Overnight, a fire broke out at an apartment building in the Belltown neighborhood. One person died, six others were injured and police took a 65-year-old man into custody to be questioned. 


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