Bedroom Fire in University Place
At approximately 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 3rd, West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to a house fire at 5009 98th Avenue Ct W in University Place. Upon arrival, firefighters found flames coming from a second story window and all occupants were out of the house. One of the residents tried to put out the fire with an extinguisher, but the fire grew too quickly.
The fire was mostly contained to the upstairs bedroom, but smoke and water damage was throughout the house. There were no injuries as a result of this incident and the cause is under investigation by the Pierce County Fire Marshal’s Office.