Firefighters battle house fire in Blue Ridge neighborhood

SEATTLE – On April 11 around 12:00 p.m., the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting smoke coming from a house located on the 9200 Blk. of 25 Ave NW.  The first arriving engine company reported smoke coming from the roof of a house with fire on floor two.  Crews responded with a quick and coordinated fire attack while simultaneously searching the house for any occupants but none were home.  The fire was under control within 30 minutes and extinguished within two hours.  At the height of the fire there were six engine and three ladder companies.  There were no injuries to any firefighters.

Fire Investigators ruled the fire as accidental caused by electrical wiring igniting combustibles in the void space between floors one and two.  Estimated loss is $100,000 to contents and $300,000 to structure.