House fire along Clearwater Avenue blocks Tuesday morning westbo - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

House fire along Clearwater Avenue blocks Tuesday morning westbound traffic

Posted: Updated:

KENNEWICK, WA - Fire crews and police blocked off the westbound lanes of Clearwater Avenue for about an hour Tuesday morning. Crews were working to put out a house fire. The Fire Captain said someone walking by the home noticed the fire and called it in, broke a window and starting using a garden hose to put the fire out himself. The Captain said it was helpful in knocking the fire down but also shared a warning.

"I  would caution anybody, do not go into a fire. If you think somebody is in the home, yell for them. We had units quickly on the scene so we could have done the rescue but we have the proper equipment to get that done," said Captain Tod Kreutz. 

Crews kept Clearwater blocked for some time while they investigated the cause. The fire stayed in a front bedroom but there is smoke and water damage throughout the house. No one was home at the time of the fire and no one got hurt.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Regional NewsMore>>

  • Lynnwood man who raped dying woman gets less than 3 years in prison

    Lynnwood man who raped dying woman gets less than 3 years in prison

    Friday, November 16 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-11-16 14:45:19 GMT

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - A 20-year-old Washington state man has been sentenced to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her. The Daily Herald reports that Brian Varela pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, third-degree rape, and unlawful disposal of remains as part of a plea deal in the February death of 18-year-old Alyssa Noceda.   

    More >>

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - A 20-year-old Washington state man has been sentenced to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her. The Daily Herald reports that Brian Varela pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, third-degree rape, and unlawful disposal of remains as part of a plea deal in the February death of 18-year-old Alyssa Noceda.    

    More >>
  • Possible salmonella outbreak triggers recall of 91,000 pounds of Jennie-O ground turkey

    Possible salmonella outbreak triggers recall of 91,000 pounds of Jennie-O ground turkey

    Friday, November 16 2018 9:10 AM EST2018-11-16 14:10:34 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The United State Department of Agriculture has issued a recall of more than 91,000 pounds of raw ground turkey due to a possible salmonella outbreak.  Jennie-O Turkey is recalling the ground turkey products due to an illness outbreak.  According to the federal recall from the USDA, the following Jennie-O Turkey products are subject to recall:  

    More >>

    WASHINGTON - The United State Department of Agriculture has issued a recall of more than 91,000 pounds of raw ground turkey due to a possible salmonella outbreak.  Jennie-O Turkey is recalling the ground turkey products due to an illness outbreak.  According to the federal recall from the USDA, the following Jennie-O Turkey products are subject to recall:  

    More >>
  • Washington firefighter injured after being hit by car while battling Woosley Fire

    Washington firefighter injured after being hit by car while battling Woosley Fire

    Thursday, November 15 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-11-15 14:25:00 GMT

    VENTURA, Calif. - A firefighter from Washington suffered severe chest trauma after being hit by a car while battling the Woolsey Fire Thursday morning.  The California Highway Patrol says the firefighter, a man in his 40s, was deployed to California from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue to assist with the effort in battling the Woolsey Fire. He was hit near Deer Creek on Pacific Coast Highway. 

    More >>

    VENTURA, Calif. - A firefighter from Washington suffered severe chest trauma after being hit by a car while battling the Woolsey Fire Thursday morning.  The California Highway Patrol says the firefighter, a man in his 40s, was deployed to California from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue to assist with the effort in battling the Woolsey Fire. He was hit near Deer Creek on Pacific Coast Highway. 

    More >>