Fire burns building in Seattle’s international district
Posted on Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 12:36 pm
SEATTLE, WA – A large, 2-alarm ravaged a commercial building in downtown Seattle early Thursday morning in the latest of a series of fires in the Seattle area.
Crews are responding to a working fire in a building at 8th Ave S & S Lane St. please avoid the area. @SDOTtraffic
— Seattle Fire Dept. (@SeattleFire) June 25, 2020
According to MyNorthwest, the fire was reported at 4:30 a.m. Thursday in 815 South Weller Street. The Seattle Fire Department had the fire under control by 6:30 a.m., but parts of the roof had already collapsed.
Fire investigators are still investigating the cause of the fire, but they do not consider the incident suspicious at this time.
The Seattle Fire Department advised nearby residents and businesses to keep their windows and doors closed to the smoke.
Washington State Patrol blocked the Dearborn off-ramp into the area to keep drivers clear of the first responders.
Seattle Fire Department did not report any injuries at this time.
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