1 injured in reported barbecue fire on Seattle rooftop deck

1 injured in reported barbecue fire on Seattle rooftop deck

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1 injured in reported barbecue fire on Seattle rooftop deck

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 17 at 7:19 PM

A woman was hospitalized Monday afternoon after a reported barbecue fire got out of control on a downtown Seattle rooftop deck.

The incident happened on the top floor of a building in the 500 block of 1st Avenue South. Seattle Fire Department officials said the fire extended to the 200-ft x 150-ft deck.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and quickly contained the fire on the fifth floor unit.

Medics transported a woman in her 60s to Harborview Medical Center with burns. She was listed in stable condition.

Investigators are investigating the cause of the incident.

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