Patrick Robinson
The apartments on 24th S.W. just south of Home Depot were the scene of a fatal fire on April 15. One adult female was found dead in the upper unit bedroom.

UPDATE: Woman dead in West Seattle apartment fire

UPDATE April 16
The West Seattle apartment fire in the early morning hours of April 15 in which a woman died did $20,000 damage to the structure and another $20,000 to the contents according to the Seattle Fire Dept. The cause of death has not yet been determined by the Medical Examiner.

Original Post April 15
One woman was died and another woman displaced in a fire that took place in the upper unit bedroom of an apartment in the 7500 block of 24th S.W. on April. 15. The 911 call went out at 4:23 am for a fire in the apartments located just south of the Home Depot store in West Seattle.

The fire was contained to the bedroom and the woman was found on the floor next to a bed that had been on fire, after firefighters overcame heavy smoke, "so thick they could not see their hands in front of their face," according to Kyle Moore Seattle Fire Dept. spokesperson.

The fire was quickly contained and confined to the single apartment but a neighbor was displaced due to smoke and water damage.

The fire is under investigation at this time and a damage estimate is expected later.

We encourage our readers to comment. No registration is required. We ask that you keep your comments free of profanity and keep them civil. They are moderated and objectionable comments will be removed.