10 a.m. An unattended candle was to blame for this morning’s apartment fire, according to investigators. The Red Cross responded to assist three women who lived there. The estimated loss is $120,000 to the structure and $50,000 to the contents inside.
4:15 a.m. Just before 4 a.m., firefighters responded to 6746 24th Ave. NW for a report of a building fire. When they arrived, they saw flames visible from an apartment building.
A few minutes later, the blaze was under control. There’s no report of any injuries.
Six engines and four ladder trucks responded to the blaze. A fire investigator will be looking into the cause. We’ll update with any new information.
(Photo from JL posted in the My Ballard Facebook Group.)