The Seattle Fire Department determined that faulty electrical equipment caused the fire.
A fire that displaced dozens from a Northgate apartment building was caused by faulty electrical equipment and left an estimated $6 million in damages, the Seattle Fire Department said Sunday.
Fire investigators have determined that the Saturday afternoon blaze was accidental and began in a second-floor kitchen, the Fire Department said in a statement.
The fire occurred at Park Meridian, a three-story building at North 113th Street and Meridian Avenue North.
An estimated 60 to 70 residents were displaced by the fire.
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All residents managed to escape the fire. One firefighter suffered minor injuries. The Fire Department said estimated losses from the fire included $4 million for the structure and $2 million for the contents of the building.
The Red Cross said it was providing aid to those impacted by the fire.