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Mercer Island firefighters respond to house fire

Mercer Island firefighters responded to a fire alarm in 9300 block of S.E. 59th Street on Thursday afternoon. A candle caught part of a countertop on fire. - Megan Managan/Mercer Island Reporter
Mercer Island firefighters responded to a fire alarm in 9300 block of S.E. 59th Street on Thursday afternoon. A candle caught part of a countertop on fire.
— image credit: Megan Managan/Mercer Island Reporter

The Mercer Island Fire Department responded to a fire in the 9300 block of S.E. 59th St. Thursday at 12:30 p.m.

The homeowner left a candle burning which partially melted some of a countertop according to battalion chief Darrel Gordon, at the scene.

Workers at a new home under construction next door, heard the alarm and called the fire department.

The fire is still under investigation.

 

 

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