NE Seattle House Fire


SEATTLE WA: Just after midnight Saturday morning Seattle Fire Department received a call of a residential house fire in the 5700 block of 43rd ave NE. Upon arriving crews found a fire in the downstairs basement living area of the structure. Crews made a quick and effective attack knocking the fire down. Battalion chief onscene reported that the residential structure was occupied by a family of three living upstairs and one occupant that lives downstairs where the fire started. Battalion chief reported that all occupants were safely evacuated at the time of their arrival and that the fire was contained to the downstairs kitchen area. No injuries were reported during this incident and the cause is still under investigation.