Update: Investigators asking for public's help in SeaTac arson fire

The South King County Fire Investigation Task Force is asking for the public’s help following a January 29th two alarm apartment fire in the 3000 block of S. 154 Street.

The fire was determined to have been intentionally set and could have ended much more tragically than it did. Fortunately, there were only three minor injuries and no deaths.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call the Arson Tip Line at
253-856-4460 and leave a message. All information is confidential and callers may be eligible for a reward if the information provided leads to an arrest and prosecution.

If someone needs to speak with an on-call investigator, they can call 9-1-1.

Here is our previous coverage:

Press release:

SeaTac Fire Investigators have released some additional information on an early morning apartment fire Tuesday in the 3000 block of S. 154 Street.

According to investigators, the second floor fire was intentionally set in multiple locations of the affected unit.

The single occupant that the apartment is registered to has not been located and was not home when firefighters arrived. The King County Sheriff’s department is now leading the investigation.

No one has seriously injured in the fire, though two residents were treated for smoke inhalation and one for a twisted ankle. All declined to be transported to a local hospital.

Only the apartment where the fire began is uninhabitable. All the other residents were returned to their homes once SeaTac firefighters confirmed that it was safe to do so.

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