FEDERAL WAY – Two people escaped injury when a fire destroyed their Federal Way home early Tuesday morning. Unfortunately their dog was killed in the fire, South King Fire and Rescue reported. The fire was reported around 12:30 am at the home in the 33700 block of 37th Place Southwest, in Federal Way.
Firefighters arrived and found heavy smoke and flames from the structure, a batallion chief for South King Fire and Rescue said. A couple inside the home woke up and saw the fire and got out safely.
While the cause of the fire is under investigation, the fire is believed to have started on the outside of the house and spread. The home is a total loss, the fire department said.