house fire Section

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE July 8, 2019: The King County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit has determined that the fatal North Highline fire on the 4th of July was started by fireworks. Police said that it’s... [Read more]

One killed, 13 displaced in two-house fire in North Highline Thursday night

One killed, 13 displaced in two-house fire in North Highline Thursday night

Photo courtesy Skyway Fire One was killed and 13 others displaced in a fire that burned two houses in the 10200 block of 10th Ave S. (map below) Thursday night, July 4. Cause of the fire was not officially... [Read more]

House fire breaks out east of Highline High School

House fire breaks out east of Highline High School

Photos courtesy Laurie Fuller‎. Photo courtesy Daniel Madril Jr. A house fire broke out in the 500 block of S. 152nd Street (map below) Friday afternoon (July 29), just east of Highline High School. The... [Read more]

House fire in Burien sends occupant to Harborview, causes $50K in damage

House fire in Burien sends occupant to Harborview, causes $50K in damage

A fire that started in the kitchen of a house near SW 134th and 2nd Ave SW in Burien early Friday morning (April 22) sent an occupant to Harborview Medical Center with “significant” injuries... [Read more]

Garage fire near 8th Ave S. & S. 148th Street in Burien Monday morning

Garage fire near 8th Ave S. & S. 148th Street in Burien Monday morning

A garage fire near 8th Ave S. and S. 148th Street (map below) in Burien Monday morning appears to have resulted in the death of two dogs, according to a Tweet sent out by KOMO News. No other injuries were... [Read more]

PODCAST: Police chase, capture car thieves on foot; Jack Mayne + more…

PODCAST: Police chase, capture car thieves on foot; Jack Mayne + more…

Here’s episode #14 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien family needs help after fire; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

PODCAST: Burien family needs help after fire; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

Here’s lucky episode #13 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

House fire leaves Burien family homeless; here’s how YOU can help them

House fire leaves Burien family homeless; here’s how YOU can help them

A house fire in Burien on Tuesday (July 28) has left a Burien family homeless, and they’re in need of help. The blaze seriously damaged the interior of a home in the 12900 block of 1st Ave... [Read more]

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

On Thursday, March 19, the South King County Fire Training Consortium will be conducting live fire training at a house located 10635 4th Ave SW in unincorporated White Center between the hours of 7 a.m.... [Read more]

MISSING: Ragdoll Cat, last seen at Gregory Heights home that burned

MISSING: Ragdoll Cat, last seen at Gregory Heights home that burned

A ‘Ragdoll’ cat is missing from a house that burned in Gregory Heights on Sunday, Feb. 9: The house is located at SW 160th and 8th SW, and ‘Shere Khan’ is the name of the cat. The... [Read more]

Help a family whose White Center area home was destroyed by fire

Help a family whose White Center area home was destroyed by fire

Sunday morning (Jan. 26) around 7:15 a.m., Eileen Riddle was awakened by some loud popping noises in her home near White Center. As she left her bedroom to investigate, she found her garage engulfed in flames…

UPDATE: American Red Cross Helps Burien House Fire Victims Tuesday Night

UPDATE: American Red Cross Helps Burien House Fire Victims Tuesday Night

Just before 4 p.m. Tuesday (April 3), we received the above cell phone pic from BTB Reader Sara Girard, who adds: “We were just at Fred Meyer and saw plumes of smoke from across the freeway…

PHOTO: Major House Fire In Normandy Park Friday Night

PHOTO: Major House Fire In Normandy Park Friday Night

A large, two story home caught fire in the 1400 block of SW Miller Creek Road in Normandy Park late Friday night (Jan. 20), and was extinguished around 3:15 a.m. by the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Huge Smoke Plume Visible In Burien; From Vashon House Fire

PHOTOS: Huge Smoke Plume Visible In Burien; From Vashon House Fire

BTB Photographer/Reporter Nicholas Johnson took the above photos from Burien late Sunday afternoon, showing a huge smoke plume originating from an apparent house fire on Vashon Island. According to reports,... [Read more]

Historic Burien Cabin Burns Down; Was Malfunctioning Fire Hydrant To Blame?

Historic Burien Cabin Burns Down; Was Malfunctioning Fire Hydrant To Blame?

Tuesday night (Nov. 9), around 8:30pm, an old cedar cabin located on the north end of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien, burned to the ground. Part of the reason it was a total loss may be because after initially... [Read more]

REPORT: Burien Family Escapes Fire Thanks To Yapping Chihuahua

REPORT: Burien Family Escapes Fire Thanks To Yapping Chihuahua

KIROTV.com is reporting that a Burien family escaped a garage fire early Monday morning because their yapping Chihuahua alerted them that something was wrong. There were no injuries, other than perhaps... [Read more]

Three Tree Point-Area Home Burns

Three Tree Point-Area Home Burns

BURIEN – A home under construction near 23rd SW and 158th (north Three Tree Point area) burst into flames and burned early Friday morning. The fire started just before 6am, and investigators are... [Read more]