A fire damaged a home Monday evening, Aug. 22 in the 12200 block of SE 206th St. in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

A fire damaged a home Monday evening, Aug. 22 in the 12200 block of SE 206th St. in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

House fire displaces family near Kentridge High School

Monday evening, Aug. 22 in the 12200 block of SE 206th Street

A house fire Monday evening, Aug. 22 displaced a Kent family in the 12200 block of SE 206th Street, northwest of Kentridge High School.

Firefighters responded at about 6:18 p.m., according to Puget Sound Fire spokesperson Pat Pawlak. Six fire department units and four support units responded, including Puget Sound Fire, Renton Regional Fire Authority, King County Medic One and Zone 3 Fire Cadets.

Firefighters extinguished the fire in about 30 minutes. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Red Cross responded and assisted the family with their immediate needs.

Apartment fire

Firefighters extinguished an apartment roof fire at about noon Sunday, Aug. 21 at the Ventana Apartments, near the 1200 block of West Smith Street.

One unit was damaged, Pawlak said. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Nobody was injured.

Puget Sound Fire, Valley Regional Fire Authority and South King Fire & Rescue responded. Firefighters extinguished the fire in about 15 minutes.


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Firefighters extinguish an apartment fire Sunday, Aug. 21 in the 1200 block of West Smith Street. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Firefighters extinguish an apartment fire Sunday, Aug. 21 in the 1200 block of West Smith Street. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

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