9 firefighters hurt in early morning explosion at Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood
An explosion leveled much of a commercial block and injured nine firefighters in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood early Wednesday morning.
Two commercial buildings were heavily damaged after an apparent natural gas explosion south of the intersection of Greenwood Avenue North and 85th Avenue North.
Eight Seattle Fire Department firefighters and a battalion chief were injured in the blast, though not severely. They were responding to a report of a gas leak in the area when the explosion occurred at 1:45 a.m.
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