Fire put out at Landmark Villa Condominiums, 27 firefighters respond
By REPORTER STAFF
Mercer Island Reporter Staff
May 26, 2011 · Updated 4:16 PM
Mercer Island, Bellevue and Kirkland firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the four-story Landmark Villa Condominiums building on Monday night, May 23.
The fire started in the hallway of a second-floor condominium at 3030 80th Avenue S.E., spreading from a clothes dryer into a closet.
The resident was able to keep the fire contained in the closet as his family got out and called 911. Smoke filled the apartment and second-floor hallway.
Firefighters extinguished the fire at 11:46 p.m. Twenty-seven firefighters came to the scene. No one was injured.
The fire resulted from an accumulation of lint in the dryer and caused an estimated $4,000 in damages.Contact Mercer Island Reporter Staff Reporter Staff at email@example.com.