This post was originally published on The Seattle Times - Eastside

Eastside Bellevue apartment fire sends man to hospital

Bellevue apartment fire sends man to hospital

-

- Advertisment -

This post was originally published on The Seattle Times - Eastside

A fire at a Bellevue apartment complex displaced two families and prompted authorities to rush one man to the hospital Saturday, according to city fire officials.

The man had been found in the apartment unit where the fire started, Lt. Camaris Olson said. Authorities performed CPR on him and were able to find a pulse before sending him to the hospital.

Olson could not provide an update on the man’s condition and did not say where he had been hospitalized, citing privacy laws.

The fire occurred around 7 a.m. in the 14000 block of Bel-Red Road.  Investigators have not yet determined the fire’s cause.

The building where the blaze broke out is part of a larger apartment complex. The building contains three apartment units.

Authorities from Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland responded to the scene. Red Cross will provide help to the displaced families, Olson said.

Correction: Due to an editing error, Bel-Red Road was misspelled in an earlier version of this story.

Latest news

King County wants to buy motels for emergency, affordable housing | Bellevue Reporter

On a chilly Monday afternoon, case manager Richard Gibson walked through the courtyard at Martin Court in the southwest...

Bellevue protest saw no injuries, no property damage as city issued civil emergency | Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue Police Department Police Chief Steve Mylett called this weekend’s protest a win for all involved after bringing large...

State demanded more drop boxes, and now it must pay for them | Bellevue Reporter

A King County judge has ordered the state to reimburse 39 counties for the money they spent complying with...

Boeing, coronavirus likely to impact King County economy | Bellevue Reporter

Countywide unemployment numbers for September continue to paint a bleak picture of the state of the economy as the...
- Advertisement -

Smith, Basler running for District 9 Congress seat | Bellevue Reporter

Incumbent Adam Smith is running for another two-year term as a United States representative in Congressional District 9, which...

Bellevue presents the 2021-22 proposed budget | Bellevue Reporter

Difficult decisions are ahead for the city of Bellevue, as is stated in the outline of the proposed 2021-2022...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you