Fire Damages Garage and Injures Two in Unincorporated Auburn

Jacob Kimerer

South King Fire and Rescue states the fire was confined to the garage and did not extend into the home.

Auburn, WA: At around 7:30 p.m., crews with South King Fire and Rescue and Valley Regional Fire received reports of a possible residential structure fire in the 5400 block of South 296th Court in Unincorporated Auburn. The resident calling was reporting a fire in their garage, that is attached to the house, and it was spreading.

When crews arrived, they found smoke coming from the garage and initiated an offensive fire attack.

Crews were able to knock down and extinguish the fire within 10 minutes with no extension into the home.

Per South King Fire and Rescue, two residences of the home are being evaluated for smoke inhalation but their injuries are considered minor and the evaluation is precaution only.

Fire investigator is responding.