Firefighters Respond to Wallingford Derelict Building

Seattle, Washington | Firefighters were dispatched on Friday, May 8, 2020 , on Friday evening to a fire in building call in the Wallingford community.

It was located in the 4100 block of the Wallingford Avenue North, Seattle, Washington State.

According to Zillow, the structure is  listed as a single-family residence with four bedrooms and one bath that recently for $1,025,000 in February of this year.  The home is said to be worth an estimated value of $838,000.  The value has decreased over $166,000 in the last 30 days.

Personnel and assets included:  A2, AIR10, B4, B6, DEP1, E16, E17, E21, E22, E9, L9,L10, L6, L8, M17, M44, MAR5, REHAB1, SAFT2, STAF10.  Units were dispatched at 1844 PDT.

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Firefighters quickly arrived and set-up a  water supply line.

Reports of a possible victim on floor 2 proved to be false, as members searched the basement and floors 1 and 2 of the structure finding no one or any other occupants.

It was stated this is a derelict building with debris blocking floor 2 and other areas blocked off.

At one time, Command broadcasted a potential biohazard and sent its firefighters to the Decon  Line.

The fire was tapped in less than 45 minutes.

There were no injuries to citizens, occupants or firefighters reported.

Cause at this time is unknown.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 5/8/2020 1935 PDT