Firefighters from four agencies extinguished a brush fire Wednesday evening, Aug. 16 in the 3300 block of South 260th Street on the West Hill in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Firefighters from four agencies extinguished a brush fire Wednesday evening, Aug. 16 in the 3300 block of South 260th Street on the West Hill in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Firefighters extinguish brush fire on West Hill in Kent

Fire broke out Tuesday evening, Aug. 16; four fire departments responded

Puget Sound Fire with assistance from three other departments extinguished a brush fire Wednesday evening, Aug. 16 in the 3300 block of South 260th Street in Kent on the West Hill.

Firefighters were dispatched at about 7:34 p.m. to the fire, according to Puget Sound Fire. The fire was about 200 feet by 100 feet in medium fuel and timber.

Kent-based Puget Sound Fire and Federal Way-based South King Fire & Rescue initially were dispatched. A second alarm added units from Renton Regional Fire Authority, Port of Seattle Fire Department and Medic One.

Crews controlled the fire and stayed on site to put out hotspots.


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