Area of Kennewick fatal fire (BCSO)
Area of Kennewick fatal fire (BCSO)
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Not a lot of details have been released yet.

Kennewick fire crews find a body inside the home

Around 10:36 AM Monday morning, April 25th, Benton County Deputies and Fire crews responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Elm Street.

The home, about a quarter-mile west and south of Eastgate Elementary school, was billowing smoke when crews arrived.

Neighborhood where fire occurred (Google street view)
Neighborhood where fire occurred (Google street view)
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The fire was quickly extinguished, but Benton County Deputies said once it was safe to enter, they found a deceased person inside.

No information about the person has been released yet, nor have crews said anything about what caused the fire. The investigation continues.

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