A fire started by fireworks destroyed the KK Market Aug. 24 on Kent’s East Hill along 104th Avenue SE. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

A fire started by fireworks destroyed the KK Market Aug. 24 on Kent’s East Hill along 104th Avenue SE. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Fireworks ignite fire that destroys Kent market on East Hill

KK Market at 23805 104th Ave. SE

The illegal discharge of fireworks caused a fire that destroyed the KK Market on Kent’s East Hill.

The fire broke out early Tuesday morning, Aug. 24 at the store, 23805 104th Ave. SE. The fireworks ignited combustible material on the exterior of the building, according to Puget Sound Fire.

Puget Sound Fire and Renton Regional Fire Authority responded to the two-alarm fire at the commercial building.

KK Market describes itself on Facebook as the best place for groceries and food product from India and South East Asia.


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Firefighters battle a blaze Aug. 24 at the KK Market on Kent’s East Hill. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound FIre

Firefighters battle a blaze Aug. 24 at the KK Market on Kent’s East Hill. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound FIre

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