Fire burns Kent strip mall

A 3-alarm fire gutted a strip mall in Kent Sunday.

KENT, Wash. - Firefighters battled a fire at a strip mall in the 23400 block of Pacific Highway South in Kent Sunday.

Dispatchers received a call just before 3 p.m. Sunday by employees at a Dollar Tree. When firefighters arrived, they realized the fire had grown and classified it a 3-alarm fire. 

A fire investigator said flames at one point reached 40 feet. Three businesses were either destroyed or damaged.

Everyone was evacuated from the stores in the strip mall. No injuries have been reported. 

Multiple fire agencies were on scene assisting in the fire fight.


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