8 People Displaced and 5 Units Damaged in Lakewood Apartment Fire

Jacob Kimerer

Crews arrived off 111th Street Southwest to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the apartment building.

Lakewood, WA: Just before 7 p.m., crews with West Pierce Fire and Rescue responded to a reported structure fire in the 4500 block of 111th Street Southwest. When crews arrived they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the center of the building extending into the attic.

Crews coordinated a quick offensive attack and were able to bring the fire under control with no injuries reported.

A total of 5 units were damaged and 8 people are reported displaced.

Pierce County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.