Fire was fully involved before fire department arrived
A family was displaced and a home was a total loss by a fire Saturday in rural Clark County.
Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue crews responded to a house fire Saturday (Aug. 27) at 4:49 p.m. off of NE 50th Ave. in the 5700 block of 246th Street in rural Clark County.
No residents were at home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. A family of six was displaced by this fire that resulted in a total loss.
Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue arrived at the fully involved structure and was assisted on scene by a unit each from Clark Fire Districts 3 and 6. A total of two tower ladders, three engines, two water tenders, and one chief officer responded totaling 16 personnel.
The Clark County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
CCFR officials remind you to check your smoke alarms and contact the American Red Cross or your local fire department if you need assistance getting smoke alarms in your home. When building a new home, consider adding fire sprinklers to protect your home and family.
Information provided by Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue.
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