A brush fire along Interstate 5 in North Seattle shut down a nearby road Thursday afternoon.
Seattle Fire Department responded to and extinguished the fire in the 8100 block of Latona Avenue Northeast shortly after 1:30 p.m.
A nearby encampment was impacted and crews did not locate any occupants, according to the fire department.
“Our fire investigators ruled the incident was accidental and likely caused by cooking materials within an encampment,” said spokesperson David Cuerpo.
The westbound lane of North 80th Street was closed between Banner Way Northeast and 5th Avenue Northeast Thursday afternoon while crews investigated the scene.
No other details were immediately available.