Puget Sound Fire responded to four fires within an hour Aug. 8 on Kent’s East Hill, including this vehicle fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Puget Sound Fire responded to four fires within an hour Aug. 8 on Kent’s East Hill, including this vehicle fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Puget Sound Fire responds in Kent to four fires within an hour

A vehicle, pile of tires and two dumpsters burned Aug. 8 in 10600 block of SE 240th Street

Four separate fires within an hour in the 10600 block of SE 240th Street on the East Hill in Kent are under investigation by Puget Sound Fire.

The fires began at about 3:45 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 at multiple locations and damaged a vehicle, a pile of tires and two dumpsters, according to Puget Sound Fire.

“The fires are still under investigation and it has not been determined if the fires are connected,” said Puget Sound Fire spokesperson Pat Pawlak in an Aug. 11 email. “The cause is still under investigation.”


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