Firefighters put out ‘wall of fire’ at Kent apartment. Five residents injured

All-around 40 firefighters arrived to a “wall of fire” that stretched from the floor stage to the best floor of a a few-tale condominium setting up in Kent this morning, in accordance to Puget Audio Fire. Inside of an hour, they have been equipped to place out the blaze at Atrium on James Flats on 64th Avenue South and West James Street.

Inhabitants woke up to a fireplace alarm that sounded a tiny following 1 a.m. Soon soon after, a next alarm in one more unit went off.

Firefighters say all people in the 18-device apartment complicated evacuated just before they arrived. 5 citizens were being taken to the clinic for insignificant respiratory injuries sustained from the smoke. 

Investigators are even now determining the bring about of the fireplace, but suspect it originated on the floor amount of an out of doors stairwell. Puget Audio Hearth said investigators ended up still interviewing residents.

5 units were severely destroyed — two by the fire, two from smoke and a single unit sustained h2o problems from firefighters placing out the hearth.

Everybody else in the condominium has been equipped to return to their units.