Bellevue apartment fire investigated as suspicious

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is helping Bellevue police and fire investigators look for the cause of the blaze that destroyed a 10-unit apartment building in Bellevue.

Fire Department Lt. Rich Burke told KING ( it was unusual to find debris outside the building. That would support reports the fire started with an explosion.

The Tuesday morning fire at the Hampton Greens complex injured seven people and caused $1.65 million damage.


Information from: KING-TV,

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