Tuesday update: Seattle Fire says a 77-year-old woman perished in the fire, and investigators ruled it was accidental.
Updated: The Seattle Fire Department extinguished a house fire in the 2100 block of NW 96th St. this evening. Firefighters say one person has died in the blaze.
Crews were first called to the scene just after 4:30 p.m. and confronted smoke and flames shooting through the roof. They discovered the fatality in the living room on the second floor.
Fire investigators were at the scene for several hours.
There’s no word on the cause of the fire.
(Top photo courtesy of KIRO TV. Second photo from @SeattleFire on Twitter.)