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Crews rescue person trapped in second story of commercial fire in Everett

EVERETT – Firefighters rescued a person trapped in the second story of a three-alarm commercial fire in Everett on Monday night.

Everett fire responded to the fire at a furniture store in the 2900 block of Broadway Ave. At 10:35 p.m., officials said they'd upgraded to a three-alarm fire and had assumed a defensive posture, and at 10:50 they said it appeared the building had collapsed in on itself.

Just after 11 p.m., they said there was one confirmed rescue, and that the person who was rescued didn't need first aid.

At least three buildings were damaged.

Officials initially said there were live wires down in the area, and asked the public to avoid the area.

Crews were putting out hot spots Tuesday morning.

The cause is under investigation.