Firefighter and Woman Hurt in Puyallup House Fire

A woman and a Central Pierce firefighter suffered minor injuries late Thursday when fire destroyed a Puyallup house, reports (

Several people were inside the large Spanish-style home atop a hill in the 2200 block of South Meridian when the fire broke out in the basement about 10 p.m.

Everyone escaped before firefighters arrived and upgraded the call to a second alarm, summoning help from East Pierce Fire & Rescue and West Pierce Fire & Rescue.

The woman and the firefighter were taken to a local hospital, treated for their injuries and released. The spokesman was unable to say how the two were hurt.

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