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Sheep saved after barn fire

District 7 fire fighters snapped this shot of a Bothell area barn after a fire struck the roof Feb. 5.  - Courtesy Photo
District 7 fire fighters snapped this shot of a Bothell area barn after a fire struck the roof Feb. 5.
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At 3:41 a.m., Feb. 5, Snohomish County Fire District 7 was dispatched to a roof fire in the 23300 block of 49th Avenue Southeast just north of Bothell in unincorporated Snohomish County.

According to District 7 Public Information Officers Autumn Waite, crews arrived to find flames coming from the roof of a small barn. Crews quickly removed two sheep from the structure and knocked down the fire.

The fire was reported by a neighbor who called 911 after seeing smoke and flames. The owners were inside the home on the property and were uninjured.

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire. Estimated loss of contents and structure is $26,000.

Waite said that overall, 24 fire personnel responded including units from Bothell Fire and EMS.

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