UPDATE: House fire in town of Martell sends one to hospital
Ellsworth firefighters were dispatched to a house in the town of Martell mid-morning Wednesday.
Fire Chief Brent Langer said while deceiving from the outside, the inside was heavily damaged due to smoke. Two occuapnts escaped the fire in the single-story ranch-style home but, reportedly, smoke inhalation caused one to be transported to an area hospital.
Pierce County authorities received the alarm about 9:45 a.m.