Aberdeen Fire Claims Pets, Displaces Eight Tenants

ABERDEEN, Wash. – A single unit apartment fire in the 200 block of E First street displaced eight tenants, claiming some pets.
Aberdeen Fire Chief Dave Carlberg said from the scene “No injuries, we have eight tenants probably going to be displaced so we’re going to get a hold of the Red Cross.”
The renter said that she put a cigarette out in her ashtray and went to the bathroom, when she returned her matress was in flames.
Carlberg said the fire gutted one apartment before 9 this morning, causing smoke and heat damage to at least three others, an offical cause of the fire has not been determined.