Update: Multiple-alarm apartment fire in North Burien
5:37 PM: Huge fire callout from multiple departments – North Highline and Seattle, SeaTac, Tukwila, Renton, the port – because of an apartment fire in the 12300 block of Ambaum. Traffic is getting through but very slowly so we suggest avoiding the area.
7:35 PM: No injuries reported, and no cause announced so far. The building is actually at 1224 124th, a 24-unit structure that’s almost half a century old, according to county records.
11:11 PM: KIRO TV reports a baseboard-heater problem is blamed for starting the fire.
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January 28th, 2013 at 7:03 pm
I seen it first hand and I was just looking out the window and notice the fire and it took the fire department like 10-15 minutes to get to the fire and it took 1 hour get it under control and now they are doing a fire investigation.