Lakewood, Wash. – At approximately 11:30 a.m. this morning, the Lakewood Fire Department responded to a commercial fire at 8406 South Tacoma Way SW. Crews arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming the building.
The fire began in the center store of a strip mall containing three businesses. It then spread to the other two businesses, a retail store and a tire company. Currently, firefighters are still attempting to contain the fire. Meyer Floor Covering is next to the involved building and is being protected.
There is no cause determined for this fire, as it is currently under investigation. Fire investigators are urging witnesses, customers, or anyone who was in the area when the fire started to call the Lakewood Police Department at (253) 830-5000 with any information.