Neighbors near the apartment complex, which is located at 240th St. SW and 86th Ave. W., first smelled smoke in the second story unit and called 911 just before 6:15 p.m., according to Leslie Hynes of Snohomish County Fire District 1
Fire crews arrived on scene moments later and were able to quickly extinguish the small fire. While they were inside the unit, firefighters noticed a dead body.
It's unclear how the victim died, and Hynes would only say the victim was an adult. The fire is now under investigation.