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3 cats lost, 1 person displaced after Monday morning house fire in Birch Bay

Scene of a residential fire on Alderson Road in Blaine (May 2, 2022). Photo: Whatcom News

BLAINE, Wash. — First responders were dispatched to the 4600 block of Alderson Road about 9:35am, Monday, May 2nd, due to a report of a residential structure fire.

Approximate location of the fire

North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Captain Mike Finley told Whatcom News they arrived to find an interior fire that made its way into the attic which made it a challenge to battle.

The resident got out along with 2 dogs without injury, but 3 cats were lost in the fire according to Finley. The displaced resident was being assisted by the local American Red Cross chapter.

Whatcom Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.

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