SEATTLE -- Two people died in a house fire Friday morning in south Seattle. Authorities said they are investigating reports that the home was a marijuana grow operation.
Firefighters were called around 5:45 a.m. to the 9200 block of Spear Pl S. Crews knocked down the fire on the outside before making their way inside.
One firefighter fell through a 15' by 15' hole in the floor. Officials said the firefighter was pulled out and not injured.
A Seattle Fire Department spokesperson said there were two fatalities. They have not been identified.
The official said the home appeared to be a marijuana grow operation.
Investigators were working to determine the cause of the fire. Seattle police and the bomb squad were assisting in the investigation.