By Jenny Sharp, Captain, Lakewood Fire District 2
Lakewood -– At approximately 2:55 a.m. Sunday morning, February 6, the Lakewood and University Place Fire Departments responded to reports of an apartment fire at 4801 115th Street Ct SW. Crews arrived to find heavy flames coming from a second-story unit.
An upstairs apartment was heavily involved in fire, but the occupants were not injured during this incident. Smoke and light water damage spread to other units, but the fire was contained to just the one apartment. The fire was under control within 15 minutes of 911 being called. The cause of this fire is currently under investigation.
The Lakewood and University Place Fire Departments would like to remind you to check your smoke alarms and make sure they are working. This simple task could save your life.