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Seattle firefighters respond to encampment fire along I-5 in Beacon Hill

Apr 20, 2023, 6:42 PM

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(Photo courtesy of KIRO 7)

(Photo courtesy of KIRO 7)

Firefighters with the Seattle Fire Department responded to an encampment fire along northbound Interstate 5 in the area of Beacon Hill on Thursday afternoon, according to video from the scene.



At 2:32 p.m., crews responded to the fire on the east side of northbound I-5, near the Spokane Street exit.

Due to heavy smoke, drivers were asked to slow down as they approached the area.

By 3 p.m., firefighters had the fire under control.



 

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