SEATTLE – Two fires occurred in the South Park neighborhood on May 2, 2018.
The first fire was reported at 1:50 a.m. in an abandoned house in the 1200 block of South Cloverdale Street. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire that had spread from the main floor to the attic. No injuries were reported. Fire investigators determined that the fire was accidental with an estimated damage of $50,000.
The second fire was reported at 3:32 a.m. in the 9000 block of 7 Avenue South. Fire dispatchers received multiple calls for a reported kitchen fire in a two-story single family residence. The first arriving company reported a “well involved” house fire with the fire showing on floors one and two with extension into the attic. There were no reported injuries. The American Red Cross was notified for two occupants.
The cause of the fire was undetermined with an estimated loss of $400,000.
By Lt. Harold Webb PIO