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November 15, 2011 at 11:48 AM

North Seattle fire caused by heater, combustibles

A fire this morning at a North Seattle residential and commercial building was caused by combustibles placed too close to a gas heater, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore.

The fire at Greenwood Avenue North and North 112th Street caused $100,000 damage to the two-story building and $25,000 in damage to the contents.

The fire was reported at 11:32 a.m. When firefighters arrived they saw smoke and flame coming from an apartment on the second floor, Moore said. No one was home.

No injuries were reported.

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