Photography by Joseph Moldovan

Five Engines Respond To Burien House Fire

by Joseph Moldovan

Sometime after 1:30pm on Sunday Feburary 9th, it appears no one was injured in a residental home fire that was not occupied requiring a response from the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept. The smoke was thick and black as the house was being consumed, but there were no flames visible. Within a few minutes Fire trucks and rescue vehicles arrived to battle the blaze. The intersection near Highline Hospitals Emergency Entrance was blocked to through traffic Local citizens assisted in traffic control until the Burien police arrived to take command, allowing the fire department to perform its job. The smoke from the residence was finally abated in about an hour, however the fire department stayed on the scene to check for further flare-ups.

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