Rooftop fire draws major response in South Lake Union overnight

The Seattle Fire Department extinguished a fire on the roof of a building in South Lake Union overnight. (Photo credit: John Colucci)

SEATTLE -- Seattle fire crews rushed to the scene of a fire on the roof just after midnight Tuesday morning in South Lake Union.

The fire department said the fire was reported as a deck fire on the approximately 13-story building in the 400 block of Fairview Ave. N. Nobody was injured by the fire or during the response, and fire crews brought the fire under control in under 15 minutes.

Fire investigators are still trying to determine the exact location of where the fire started, how it began, and what kind of damage the building sustained.

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