BREAKING | Identity of Bothell house fire victim released

The King County Medical Examiner's (ME) office has concluded the autopsy of the house fire on Wednesday, June 3, in Bothell.

The King County Medical Examiner’s (ME) office has concluded an autopsy of the victim of a house fire which occurred on June 3 in Bothell.

Diane Nottingham-Johnson, age 53, died of smoke inhalation and thermal burns, according to the ME’s office.

Her death has been ruled an accident, as well.

The house fire started Wednesday evening around 10 p.m., when neighbors called 911 to report the fire and that there was a person still inside.

Neighbors attempted to battle the flames with garden hoses, but were unsuccessful. Authorities arrived and put the fire out before it could spread to other houses, one of which had a newborn baby inside.

The location of the house fire is on the Bothell/Kirkland boundary.

The Reporter will update as more information is available.

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