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House Fire in Walla Walla Started by Electrical Problem

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. - UPDATE: Walla Walla Firefighters say an electrical problem started a house fire Tuesday morning.

Two people were in the home on Boyer Avenue when the fire started. Firefighters rescued Sandra Delarosa from the house. Delarosa was taken to Saint Mary's in Walla Walla then to Sacred Heart in Spokane in critical condition. A man was able to get out OK.

Damage is estimated around $83,000.

 

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UPDATE: Firefighters are trying to figure out what started a house fire Tuesday morning.

When crews arrived, firefighters say they carried a woman out of the home on the 1200 block of Boyer Avenue. Paramedics took her to St. Mary Medical Center in critical condition.

A man at the home was able to exit the fire and wasn't hurt. Firefighters say they did find one cat inside, and rescued it in good shape. 

Firefighters had the fire contained shortly after responding to the scene despite a live power line in the front yard posing extra dangers.

No word yet on the amount of damages to the home.

 

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. - Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on the 1200 block of Boyer Avenue in Walla Walla.

Initial reports Tuesday morning said there was a woman inside the home and a man on the roof. Paramedics have responded to the scene and since driven to St. Mary's Hospital, no word yet on who they transported.

Firefighters have also requested to cut the home's power and gas supplies. No word yet on what may have started the fire.

We're working to learn more information and will bring it to you as soon as we have it.

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