BRINNON — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating after an explosion and fire left two people dead at a rental cabin near Brinnon.

Neighbors reported hearing an explosion at about 1 a.m. Sunday morning and reported that the hillside was on fire and the cabin was gone, according to a press release.

Brinnon Fire Chief Tim Manly said he would not comment yet, but would provide further information in the future. Calls to officials at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were not answered Sunday evening. Read more