Firefighting

One Body Found, One Presumed Dead in Fox Island (WA) Fire

UPDATE: NWCN (http://bit.ly/1eTVXLK) confirms that both father and daughter died in the fire.

Original Story: The Pierce County sheriff’s office says a man and his 8-year-old daughter are presumed dead in a fire that burned their waterfront home on Fox Island, reports The Associated Press.

Authorities are saying one body has been found, though they haven’t said whether it was the doctor or his daughter, according to a report by The Associated Press.

The doctor has been identified as Thomas Babson.

The fire was reported at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday. The man’s wife and two other children made it out of the home with the help of a neighbor.

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