King County firefighters respond to three fires overnight
Posted on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 at 2:55 pm
KING COUNTY, WA – Three fires broke out in King County and South Seattle overnight Thursday, and officials have determined that at least one of them was arson.
At 03:00 am crews were dispatched to working commercial fire. Upon arrival heavy flames and smoke from vacant structure. Defensive operations, unable to search occupancy due to damage. KCSO has ruled it arson, please use arson tip line or FWPD if you have any info. pic.twitter.com/70VB89gwIY
— South King Fire (@Southkingfire) August 27, 2020
Fire crews responded to one fire off of Highway 99 south of 272nd Street around 3 a.m. Thursday morning, according to KOMO. The commercial building was vacant, and the King County Sheriff’s Office ruled this blaze arson. Firefighters extinguished the flames without incident, and no one was injured.
Another fire at an apartment complex at 339th Circle in Federal Way displaced 16 people, including six children, overnight. Fire investigators are still working to determine what caused the fire, but no one was injured.
Firefighters also responded to the scene of 34th Avenue South and South Charlestown, where a vacant building was on fire, around 10:30 p.m. Officials are investigating the cause of this fire as well.
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