Dryer fire prompts evacuation of vet clinic

SEATTLE -- A dryer fire broke out at Animal Critical Care and Emergency Services in North Seattle Monday afternoon, prompting the clinic to evacuate the animals.

Seattle Fire spokesman Kyle Moore said the blaze broke out just before 3:30 p.m. at the 24-hour vet clinic, located at 11536 Lake City Way.

When firefighter arrived, most of the animals had already been removed from the burning building.

Fire crews used pump cans to put out the flames, then brought in fans to remove smoke and ventilate the building.

There were no reports of injuries.