UPDATE: Investigation Continues Into Fatal Apartment Fire
Teams from the King County Fire Investigation Unit are scheduled to return this morning to the site of Sunday morning’s fatal fire that killed three, injured six and left over 30 homeless.
Fire investigators have not determined a cause for the fire which destroyed the Tara Apartments at 455 SW 155th, and badly damaged the neighboring Jenny Maria Apartments at 429 SW 155th shortly after 12:30am Sunday.
Officials with the King County Sheriff’s Office have said the fire appears suspicious.
The Red Cross has set up a shelter at the Burien Presbyterian Church, where they are assisting dozens of tenants displaced by the fire .
The B-Town Blog is planning on doing both a physical and an online fundraising campaign to help the victims, so stay tuned.
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