Elderly woman injured in residential fire
Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2020 at 1:05 am
SEATTLE, WA – An elderly woman was injured Sunday night in a residential fire in downtown Seattle, according to a tweet by the Seattle Fire Department.
1600 block of 6th Ave W: Fire extinguished. Occupant, approx 80 year old female, sustained minor injuries and was treated on the scene. She does not require transport to a hospital. pic.twitter.com/pt4iwCjnMv
— Seattle Fire Dept. (@SeattleFire) August 17, 2020
The fire was reported at about 9:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of 6th Avenue West and was reportedly caused by an electrical fault inside the walls of the home.
A resident, an 80-year-old woman, received minor injuries during the blaze, though she reportedly did not require transport to the hospital. Emergency staff treated her at the scene of the fire.
No further injuries were reported in the blaze.
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