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January 18, 2015 at 9:53 PM

Apartment fire in SeaTac displaces family of four

An apartment fire in SeaTac displaced a family of four and one other resident Saturday night, the Kent Fire Department said in a news release. There were no injuries reported. The first emergency unit to reach the scene on the 20000 block of 30th Avenue South reported that thick smoke and flames were visible from the front…


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December 29, 2013 at 10:35 AM

Fire in Kent apartment walls, floor displaces 8 people

A fire in the floor and walls of a Kent apartment complex left eight people homeless. A resident heard a smoke or automatic fire alarm and called the fire department shortly after 1 a.m.Sunday at an apartment complex in the 9700 block of south 248th Street inĀ  Kent. When police and fire arrived, they saw smoke coming…


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June 10, 2013 at 5:47 AM

Fire burns 18-unit Des Moines apartment building

A two-alarm fire at a Des Moines apartment complex broke out early Monday morning, leaving more than 60 people displaced and 18 apartments damaged. Only one minor injury was reported after a man jumped from a third-story balcony to escape the flames. South King County Fire and Rescue said the call came in at 3:27 a.m., and…


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