Seattle Firefighters Tap Garage Fire

UPDATE 2 (final) | APRIL 10 2021 2315 PT

Seattle firefighters were dispatched to a parking garage structure fire on John Street and Boren Avenue on Saturday night.

Firefighters had a difficult time when they first arrived on-scene in gaining access to the stairwell as it appeared to be down an embankment. After they gained access on the Bravo side, they were able to quickly egress and tap the fire, about twenty minutes into the incident.

A 400-foot extended line was brought in by crews and used the single line to put water on the fire.

It was said to be contained to a 130 x 20 rooftop bulkhead.

Units dispatched were A25, Air10, B2, B6, Dep1, E10, E2, E22, E25, E5, E8, L1, L10, L4, M1, M44, MAR5, REHAB1, SAFT2, and STAF10.

The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation.

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Seattle Fire Responding to Garage Fire

APRIL 10, 2021 | 2245 PT

Seattle Firefighters are currently responding to a working fire in a multiple story parking garage on John Street and Bore Avenue.

Incident has been named “John Command”.

Engine 2 is on the hydrant and have water supply established.

Firefighters are currently laying a 400 foot extended attack line.

Heavy smoke is showing and a fire is burning in the stairwell. Crews having a difficult time accessing the stairwell.

B2 has assumed “John Command”.

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This is a developing story. More updates will be summarized and posted here every 10 minutes.

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