Early Morning Fire Destroys Home in Lake Tapps

Early morning fire destroys Lake Tapps home and displaces several.

Lake Tapps, WA: Around 2 a.m., crews with East Pierce Fire and Rescue received reports of a house fire in the 18800 block of 4th Street East in the Lake Tapps community.

When crews arrived, they found heavy fire from the second floor of the home.

Crews made an aggressive interior attack and were able to get the fire under control very quickly.

Initial reports stated all occupants made it out safely but there were possibly pets still in the home.

At this time there is no word on the condition of the possible pets.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue is currently investigating the cause of the fire.