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House fire in Sunset Hill

Posted by Geeky Swedes on November 29th, 2009

Update 5:20 p.m. Firefighters quickly extinguished a basement fire this evening in a home on 65th St., just west of 34th Ave.

Fire crews reported smoke coming from the Sunset Hill house when they arrived at 4:50 p.m. A few minutes later, the fire was out.

A large dispatch of fire units lined 65th St. from nearly 32nd Ave. down to the fire scene. We heard one of the fire crews talking about water pressure issues with one of the engines, which may be due to this afternoon’s water main break that has resulted in low water pressure in Sunset Hill.

Dozens of neighbors watched firefighters put out the blaze. Fortunately, there’s no report of any injuries.

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6 reader comments so far ↓

  • 1 Hays // Nov 30, 2009 at 12:56 am

    I saw 5 or 6 fire trucks… hopefully no one is hurt.

  • 2 low water // Nov 30, 2009 at 12:57 am

    I hope the firefighters have water pressure!!! Do they?

  • 3 jeffo // Nov 30, 2009 at 1:08 am

    Will brown water put a fire out?

    will their basement smell like poo afterwards?

  • 4 kumugwe // Nov 30, 2009 at 1:11 am

    Brown water is from dirt mixing with the water….not sewer.

  • 5 Jon // Nov 30, 2009 at 1:13 am

    Thanks, Seattle FD, for a fast (and massive) response!

  • 6 Name // Nov 30, 2009 at 1:21 am

    No one was home when it started so no people were hurt, and two dogs got out fine.

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