YFD Responds to House Fire on N. 30th Avenue

A structure fire early this morning, Friday, October 8th, in the 200 block of North 30th Avenue displaced a family and caused an estimated $350,000 in damages. No injuries were reported.

Yakima Fire Department (YFD) firefighters were called to the scene at 3:10 am Friday. They found a fire involving a single-family home. Crews were able to contain the fire to the front half of the house.

The family that lived in the house had evacuated and re-located to the neighbor’s house.

The fire caused major structural damage, with the loss estimated at $300,000. All contents of the house were considered a loss, estimated at $50,000.

A discarded cigarette was the fire’s probable cause.

Sixteen firefighters responded. Crews were on scene for about 90 minutes.