Fire at Bristol Square Apartments displaces 30 Lynnwood residents

Firefighters view the damage after getting the blaze under control (Photo courtesy South County Fire)

Thirty people were displaced but no one was injured after a fire broke out Saturday afternoon inside a third-floor unit at Bristol Square Apartments in Lynnwood.

According to South County Fire spokesperson Leslie Hynes, firefighters were dispatched at 3:26 p.m. to the 12-unit apartment complex, located at 15700 44th Ave. W. Flames were rising from the building’s roof when firerighters arrived, Hynes said.

A South County Fire ladder truck parked in front of Bristol Square.

Red Cross and Support 7 volunteers were working to provide temporary shelter for the victims overnight while the damage from the two-alarm fire was assessed, Hynes said. The cause is under investigation.

— By Jasmine Contreras-Lewis

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