Cause of Fire Under Investigation

East Grays Harbor Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire in the 0 – 100 block of Mox Chehalis Rd (Cross Street SR 12) in Malone at 2:10 AM on Friday morning, November 26th. The initial report was that a house was on fire, with smoke and flames visible.

On arrival, fire crews confirmed that the house was fully involved with flames through the roof of a single one-story residential structure.

Fire District 1 (Oakville) and Fire District 12 (McCleary) was requested for mutual aid. Washington State Patrol closed off access to Mox Chehalis RD at the State Route 12 intersection for firefighters safety and apparatus involved in fighting the fire.Just after 4:00 AM the fire was out and in overhaul, with crews remaining on scene until 7:13 AM when they cleared the scene.

The cause of the fire is still under