Whatcom County Fire District 7 (WCFD7) firefighters were called out to a residential structure fire in the 5800 block of Cedar Street about 3:10am this morning, Saturday, February 9th.
According to radio transmissions they arrived to find a fully involved residence. 7 fire engines along with a medic unit responded.
At the time, temperatures were reported to be in the mid-20s and sustained northeast winds of 25mph with gusts to 50mph according to a nearby weather station.
As of 4am, the fire was reported to be knocked down and no injuries had been reported.
WCFD7 Division Chief Ben Boyko said a nearby house and apartment building were evacuated. The cause of the fire was under investigation.