A fire caused extensive damage to a house in Montesano early Friday morning.
The Montesano Fire Department and Grays Harbor Fire District 2 responded to the structure in the 500 Block of N. 3rd St. in Montesano around 4 a.m. The blaze originated in an attached garage and spread through the home causing extensive damage, Montesano Fire Chief Corey Rux said in a press release. When firefighters arrived the structure was well involved, but they were able to contain the fire to the building of origin.
The homeowner was asleep in the home when the fire began, however awoke to the sound of the smoke detector and was able to evacuate the home safely.
Rux said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.