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Seattle Fire quickly knocks down E Crescent house fire — UPDATE

A fire reported in a two story, single family home on E Crescent Dr above Interlaken Park was quickly knocked down and extinguished by Seattle Fire Wednesday afternoon.

Arriving units found flames coming from the exterior of the house in the 2000 block of E Crescent. It was believed the fire only burned on the exterior of the home.

The fire marshal was called to investigate the fire’s cause.

The flames were first reported about 1:45 PM as multiple callers alerted 911 to the emergency.

There were no reported injuries.

UPDATE 11/27/14 9:30 PM: Seattle Fire has determined that the cause of the fire was fireplace ashes that had been disposed of in a bag on the porch. The blaze caused $65,000 in damage, according to the SFD estimate.


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