(Photos by TSPN co-publisher Patrick Sand; added 2:38 pm)
12:28 PM: Fire crews are in the 8300 block of 10th Avenue S. right now for what’s reported as a house fire. More details as we get it.
12:39 PM UPDATE: The fire is under control. No injuries reported. An investigator is being called in to figure out how it started.
12:50 PM UPDATE: And firefighters (as monitored via scanner) report it’s tapped (all but out).
1:01 PM UPDATE: The Red Cross is being called to help six adults.
7:13 PM UPDATE: From Seattle Fire Department spokesperson Kyle Moore: “The cause was accidental, improperly discarded smoking materials in the couch. The damage estimate is $70,000 to the structure and $5,000 to the contents.”