Puget Sound Fire responds to a kitchen fire June 24 at the Alderbrook Apartments in the 400 block of Novak Lane. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Puget Sound Fire responds to a kitchen fire June 24 at the Alderbrook Apartments in the 400 block of Novak Lane. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Firefighters extinguish two Kent apartment fires

Busy afternoon June 24

Puget Sound Fire extinguished two separate apartment fires on June 24 in Kent.

At about 12:34 p.m., firefighters responded to the 400 block of Novak Lane for a fire at the Alderbrook Apartments, according to an email from Puget Sound Fire spokesman Capt. Joe Root. Firefighters saw smoke from the window of a third-floor apartment.

A sprinkler system put out the kitchen fire and the occupants evacuated with no injuries.

At about 2 p.m., Puget Sound Fire responded to an apartment fire at the Silver Springs Apartments in the 22400 block of 88th Ave. S. The first units found a second-floor deck fire extending to the third floor and possibly into the attic.

A quick attack limited the spread of the fire. Nine units responded. Paramedics treated one resident for smoke inhalation. Fire investigators had not determined a cause.




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