Woman dies in house fire near Poulsbo

3 others escape and are not injured

A woman died in a house fire on Falkner Road near Poulsbo Saturday.

Poulsbo Fire Department deputy chief Jeff Russell said firefighters responded quickly around 2:30 p.m. and found the structure fully engulfed in flames. Once the fire was under control, a woman was found dead inside. Three others were able to escape and were not injured.

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s and Fire Marshal’s offices are investigating the cause, and the county coroner is determining the cause and manner of the woman’s death.

Crews from the Navy, North Kitsap, Bainbridge Island and Central Kitsap all responded.