Update: Industrial fire in ‘bin of metals’ in Highland Park

(Seattle Fire Department photo via Twitter)
12:01 PM: The big Seattle Fire response is for an industrial building in the 7000 block of Highland Park Way SW, near the intersection with West Marginal Way SW. SFD describes it via Twitter as a machinery fire and says all employees have been evacuated.

12:05 PM: Per scanner, the fire is declared “tapped.” The address checks to Pioneer Industries/Human Services. Firefighters are working to ventilate the building because of the smoke.

12:57 PM: SFD says the fire was “limited to a bin of metals” and that the “smoking bin” is being taken out of the building.

1:25 PM: SFD also has tweeted a picture of the aforementioned bin:

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5 Replies to "Update: Industrial fire in 'bin of metals' in Highland Park"

  • Melissa July 9, 2014 (12:19 pm)

    Smells like burning plastic at the top of highland park wy.

  • m. July 9, 2014 (12:23 pm)

    Driving past right now. Lots of trucks are leaving now.

  • JVP July 9, 2014 (10:54 pm)

    What the heck is that fire truck in the picture? It looks like a death ray or something.

  • Tony R. July 10, 2014 (12:35 pm)

    That’s a pretty cool piece of specialized equipment

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