Body discovered in Ferndale fire

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Body discovered in Ferndale fire

KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – One person has been found dead in fire in a Ferndale.

Bill Hatchett with Ferndale Police says a border patrol agent saw the flames and smoke in 4800 block of Rural Avenue just before 10:30 Wednesday night.

Play Bill Hatchett on fire discovery

The entire house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

The two story home was under construction and there was no indication anyone was inside.

An hour-and-a-half after the call came in, firefighters discovered a body.

The person has not been identified.

The medical examiner will perform an autopsy today to determine the cause of death and the person’s identity.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.