Firefighters from Bellevue Fire and Zone 3 mutual aid resources are currently battling a 2-alarm residential structure fire (duplex) in the 700 block of 143rd Place SE, near Lake Hills Elementary School.

The incident is named “143rd Command”.

Homes near this incident are currently being protected by hose lines as they are considered as exposures.

Spot fires were doused and a north side of the structure was searched with nothing found. Difficult access to the south side of the duplex had not been able to be searched.

A PIO was en route to the scene.

This is a developing story.

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