4-Alarm Fire Spreads From Everett Waterfront Up Hill To Grand

July 16, 2020

Everett Fire

A view of what the neighbors saw coming toward them up the hill. Photo credit: Dan Bird

This began on the Everett Waterfront and spread to Grand. Photo credit Judge Rudy.

A view from the bluff to the north. Photo Credit: Kari Quaas.

A window was blown out on an Everett Fire Truck. Photo credit Everett Fire.

The heat blistered the paint on this medic unit. Photo credit: Everett Fire

Early reports are one Firefighter has suffered a minor injury as an apartment complex under construction at the Port of Everett caught fire Thursday evening. The quickly went to multiple alarms. Two of four buildings at the apartments under construction have been destroyed and another two damaged.

Winds drove the flames east across W. Marine View Drive, up the hill and at least one house has been damaged. Power was cut to more than one thousand PUD customers in the area as flames threatened high voltage power lines along West Marine View Drive. Rail traffic was also stopped.

The fire burned extremely hot and damaged some Everett Fire apparatus. We put together audio of the first five minutes of the fire response from our Feed on Broadcastify.com Click player below.


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