No reported injuries following two-alarm fire in Bothell

Crews from multiple cities responded to the fire, which was contained to one unit.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 6:13pm
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At about 2:50 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, firefighters from Bothell and other cities responded to a two-alarm apartment fire.

Upon arriving at the building in the 20200 block of Bothell-Everett Highway, crews from the Bothell, Shoreline, Northshore, Woodinville and Kirkland fire departments as well as the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office found smoke and fire coming from the porch area of a third-floor unit that extended into the attic space.

According to a city of Bothell press release, all occupants evacuated and there are no injuries to report at this time. Firefighters made a fast attack and were able to contain the fire spread to the one unit, the release states. Additional units experienced water and smoke damage. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

In the release, the Bothell Fire Department strongly urged people to practice home escape routes frequently and identify a safe outside meeting area.

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