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Dumpster fire burns near apartments on Ambaum Blvd. SW Sunday evening

Dumpster fire burns near apartments on Ambaum Blvd. SW Sunday evening

The Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department responded to a dumpster fire in the 12300 block of Ambaum Blvd SW on Sunday night, Oct. 7, at around 6:52 p.m. Initially three engines were dispatched due to the... [Read more]

Burien apartment tenants upset about evictions, may speak at Council tonight

Burien apartment tenants upset about evictions, may speak at Council tonight

Tenants of the Fox Cove Apartments – located at 149 SW 160th Street in Burien – are upset about recent eviction notices, which gives several an Oct. 31 deadline to vacate their homes. All residents... [Read more]

Fire Victim Gets Surprise Gift Thanks To Local TV Station

Fire Victim Gets Surprise Gift Thanks To Local TV Station

According to KIRO-TV, Burien fire victim John Miklosh received a surprise package from country music star Vince Gill – an autographed guitar! Apparently a reporter for KIRO found out that Miklosh... [Read more]

Burien Fire Victim Checks In With The B-Town Blog

Burien Fire Victim Checks In With The B-Town Blog

by Mark Neuman A refreshing phone call came in to the B-Town Blog offices from Burien fire victim David Baggott. You may recall that David, along with his wife Elizabeth, are among the more than two dozen... [Read more]

Burien Fire Apartment Victims Suing Landlord

Burien Fire Apartment Victims Suing Landlord

According to the Seattle P-I, members of a family that lived at the arson-burned Tara Apartments in Burien are suing their landlord, claiming they did little to prevent the fire that destroyed the building... [Read more]

How You Can Help Burien Fire Victims, Phase 1

How You Can Help Burien Fire Victims, Phase 1

UPDATE 2:30pm 6/30/08: The tragic apartment fire that killed three early Sunday has been determined as being arson and a $10,000 reward has been set for information leading to an arrest. Lots of generous... [Read more]

UPDATE: Investigation Continues Into Fatal Apartment Fire

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... [Read more]

Photos Of Aftermath Of Fatal Apartment Fire

Photos Of Aftermath Of Fatal Apartment Fire

After manning our booth at today’s beautiful, hot final day of the Strawberry Festival, we took a very deep breath, then drove solemnly by the remnants of last night’s tragic, fatal fire (Burien’s... [Read more]

Video Of “Suspicious” Fatal Apartment Fire

Video Of “Suspicious” Fatal Apartment Fire

UPDATE 4pm 6/29/08: Officials say that last night’s fatal apartment fire that killed three may have been deliberately set. Neighbors said the dead included an 8-year-old boy and his grandfather,... [Read more]

UPDATE: 3-Alarm Fire Kills Three, Leaves 50 Homeless

UPDATE: 3-Alarm Fire Kills Three, Leaves 50 Homeless

UPDATE: A major three-alarm fire in Burien last night left three people dead, injured six and left around 50 people homeless. The fire, in the 400 block of SW 155th Street, was reported at about 12:45am... [Read more]

Hilarious Must-Read Blog About The Heights At Burien

Hilarious Must-Read Blog About The Heights At Burien

We found an amazingly humorous, well-written yet somewhat edgy blog entry by “lavender_jane” today about the Heights At Burien apartment complex on Ambaum, which was recently purchased by The... [Read more]

Toxins In Soil Will Delay Sale Of Lora Lake Apartments

Toxins In Soil Will Delay Sale Of Lora Lake Apartments

Looks like the Lora Lake Apartment sale will be delayed again, as recent soil samples indicate dioxin and petroleum hydrocarbons on the property. The sale from the Port of Seattle to King County is pending... [Read more]

Illegal Alien Sentenced For Burien Meth Lab

Illegal Alien Sentenced For Burien Meth Lab

A 29-year-old Mexican national has been sentenced for 6-1/2 years in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, stemming from a bust on his Burien apartment last July. Miguel Eden... [Read more]

What Will Happen to the Lora Lake Apartments?

What Will Happen to the Lora Lake Apartments?

The long-standing controversy over the Lora Lake Apartments in Burien may soon come to a close, with 162 units of affordable housing saved, and a package of benefits to the city of Burien. The Burien City... [Read more]