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Fatal Fire

Posted on 26th February 2015 at 09:10

Authorities in Winlock continue to investigate a house fire that apparently took three lives this morning. The in the two-story house in the 800 block of NE 1st Street was reported shortly after midnight last night. Lewis County Fire District 15 reports that a man and two boys were able to escape the fire, but a woman and two girls apparently were not able to get out. Crews from Winlock, Toledo, Vader and Napavine responded to the fire, which took more than six hours to deal with. The names of the victims have not yet been released, while the investigation into the cause and origin of the fire is now under way.