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July 19, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Fire spreads across Renton apartment complex

[do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”3685222275001″/] Update | 5:02 p.m.: A fire today destroyed an estimated 16 units of the Regency Woods Apartment Homes in Renton. The fire started at about 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of South 18th Street, and spread to about five or six different buildings of the apartment complex, said Capt. Kyle Ohashi of the Kent…


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July 2, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Police officer among 5 hurt in Mount Vernon fire

An apartment fire in Mount Vernon late Tuesday night has left five people injured and nearly 200 displaced from their homes. (Photo by Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times) Mary Lou Jimenez, at right, is credited with alerting residents, including her daughter Yuria Villesca, at left, who fled the burning building with her 3 children. Jimenez…


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March 13, 2014 at 8:57 AM

Four people escape Edmonds fire this morning

Snohomish County Fire investigators remove rubble from the back of Mike’s Deli-Mart along Edmonds Way Thursday morning. (Photo by Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times) Four people were able to escape a fire in Edmonds this morning. Fire crews were called to a building at 23221 Edmonds Way at 3:50 a.m. for a report of “visible flames,” said…


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November 19, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Former Bellevue mayor Nan Campbell dies after apartment fire

Bellevue’s first female mayor, Nan Campbell, died Tuesday, two weeks after she was injured while escaping a fire at her apartment building. Campbell, 87, died at Overlake Medical Center, where she was being treated for complications related to her fall in the Nov. 5 fire that may have been caused by a drug-related explosion in another…


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November 5, 2013 at 7:41 AM

Fire in Bellevue apartment complex injures seven, one seriously

Seven people were injured early this morning when a fire erupted in the Hampton Green Apartments in the 4500 block of 148th Avenue Northeast in Bellevue. (Photo by Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times) Bellevue police say this morning’s apartment fire that injured seven people and displaced several others is suspicious and being investigated as a…


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August 16, 2013 at 8:39 AM

Kenmore apartment fire displaces several residents

A woman and her children watch as firefighters work on a two-alarm fire at their apartment building in the 18300 block of 73rd Avenue Northeast early Friday morning. The fire, which displaced several residents, was confined to a top unit in the complex located about a quarter-mile north of Bothell Way Northeast. (Photo by…


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November 9, 2012 at 5:35 AM

UPDATE: Victim’s body spotted in wreckage of Everett building

The three-alarm fire that hit the 1894 mixed-use building in Everett last night left only a shell of the vintage structure. (Photo by Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times) EVERETT — A 118-year-old Everett building destroyed in a Thursday night fire is so unstable that investigators are unable to go inside and recover the body of…


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November 8, 2012 at 10:22 PM

Everett apartment building burning near Comcast Arena

An Everett apartment building near Comcast Arena went up in flames Thursday night, according to the Everett Fire Department. The fire started around 9:26 p.m at the 13-unit building on the 1800 block of Hewitt Avenue, said department spokesman Eric Hicks. More than two hours after it started on the top floor, firefighters were still controlling…


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October 30, 2012 at 7:51 AM

Police seek suspect in Mount Baker arson

Seattle police are searching for a suspect in an early-morning Mount Baker area apartment fire that may have been set by the ex-boyfriend of an apartment resident. No one was injured in the fire, which broke out about 4 a.m.  at the apartment in the 1100 block of Yakima Avenue South. About 90 minutes before the fire,…


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October 10, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Man dies in Edmonds apartment-complex fire

UPDATE 10:30 P.M.| Fire investigators believe a lit cigarette started the fire at a 12-unit building of an Edmonds apartment complex  Wednesday. They think the 40-year-old man who died in the blaze may have fallen asleep while smoking in his second-story unit, according to a Snohomish County Fire District 1 release.  The fire caused more than $550,000…


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