HAZEL DELL, Wash. -- A man suffering burns was taken to a hospital early Wednesday morning after a fire at the Value Motel, according to Dave Schmitke of Fire District 6.
A person driving by the motel at 708 N.E. 78th St., saw the fire and called emergency dispatchers, who then called the motel. Employees banged on doors to alert guests, Schmitke told KGW.
Arriving firefighters saw flames coming out of broken windows on the ground floor. The fire was brought under control within 10 minutes.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.