University District Residential Fire


SEATTLE – On Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 3:51 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 800 block of NE 58th Street for a house fire.

Firefighters arrived to flames inside the home with light smoke coming from the second floor. They quickly established hose lines and successfully extinguished the fire by 4:13 p.m. Firefighters remained overnight to monitor the scene.

There were no injuries from this incident. Firefighters rescued a dog and a cat that were inside the home. All other occupants were out of the house when firefighters arrived.

Fire Investigation Unit members determined that a fire in the furnace located in the basement of the residence had spread. The estimated loss is $70,000.