Fire destroys West Seattle apartment building

A massive fire blazed a West Seattle apartment building.

SEATTLE - A large fire destroyed a large apartment building in West Seattle Tuesday afternoon.

Some 80 firefighters battled the blaze at the Lam Bow Apartments, a large three-story complex in the 6900 block of Delridge Way SW near SW Willow Street.

SkyKING video of the fire showed the building fully engulfed in flames. Around 30 fire crews were pouring water onto the structure to get the fire under control.

Within an hour and a half, firefighters managed to get the fire under control.

A Seattle Fire Department spokesperson said everyone was evacuated safely and no one was injured. The cause of the fire is still undetermined.

While there was official word on the damage, the building appeared to be a complete loss.

Copyright 2016 KING


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