Overnight blaze damages vacant building at NW 56th St and 20th Ave NW

A fire broke out in a vacant building in central Ballard early this morning.

Seattle Fire reported no injuries after extinguishing the fire, which started around 2 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27.

The fire broke out in the building formerly home to Seattle Pilates Collective, which also operated a location in Green Lake. Owner Natalia Gorosh and her business partner dissolved the Seattle Pilates Collective in April 2021, and just one month later,Gorosh opened a new studio called The Pilates Hub, also in Green Lake.*

Seattle Fire says they are still investigating the cause of the fire and the extent of the damages.

*Updated with corrected information about the Seattle Pilates Collective closure.