Over a dozen people displaced after fire at Lynnwood apartment

Eleven adults and four children were displaced by a 2-alarm fire at a Lynnwood apartment complex early Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported.

LYNNWOOD, Wash. — More than a dozen people have been forced from their homes after a 2-alarm fire broke out at an apartment complex in Lynnwood on Tuesday morning.

South County Fire crews responded after midnight to a report of a car fire at an apartment complex on the 19300 block of West 46th Avenue, which is north of the Fred Meyer store at 196th Street.

When firefighters arrived, they saw that the fire had spread to the apartment complex and called a second alarm. Fire in the South Ward tweeted shortly after 1:45 a.m. that the fire was under control.

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Officials at the scene told KING 5 that eight units were damaged and 11 adults and four children were displaced from their homes. The Red Cross arrived on site and brought the 15 residents to a nearby hotel.

Neighbors told KING 5 they could feel the heat from the fire across the street.

“It was just nerve wracking,” a neighbor told KING 5. “You know, seeing something like that burst into flames. I mean it was fast and fire is a very dangerous thing.”

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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