Tree falls into power lines, burns down Western WA home

A home in Lake Stevens, Washington burned down after a tree fell onto power lines and then a home.

According to Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue, multiple trees and power lines were down in their fire district.

Video from the 13000 block of 44th St. NE in Lake Stevens showed what remained of a home. Officials said the fire was fully involved when they arrived.

Firefighters said they had to run 2,000 feet of hose to get water to the location of the mobile home.

The homeowner was away at the time the tree fell and started the fire. A dog that was home was reported missing.

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A tree fell bringing power lines down and setting a Lake Stevens, WA home on fire. ( Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue)

A late-spring windstorm struck early Monday morning. Tens of thousands of customers in Western Washington woke up without power.

Some schools were also delayed or closed due to the power outages.


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