Nobody was injured in a fire at a townhome in Oak Harbor on the night of Jan. 7, the Oak Harbor Fire Department reported.
Oak Harbor firefighters responded when a neighbor called 911 after noticing smoke and flames coming from the townhome on Southwest Heller Street at about 7:47 p.m.
One resident was home at the time of the fire but was not injured and escaped safely with the help of neighbors. Red Cross was notified and assisted the displaced resident, the department reported.
Damage was contained to the two-story townhome and did not spread to the neighboring units. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Southwest Heller Street was closed to traffic between Southwest Swantown Ave and Southwest Barrington Drive for about an hour while firefighters worked the scene.
North Whidbey Fire and Rescue and Navy firefighters assisted Oak Harbor Fire Department in fighting the fire.