Several homes on Seattle lake damaged by fire

SEATTLE — Several homes along Lake Washington in Seattle have been damaged by a fast-spreading fire that sent up a thick black column of smoke Monday afternoon. Two people are reported injured.

The Seattle Fire Department said the blaze was first reported as a furnace fire at one home. It quickly spread to at least two nearby homes.

KOMO-TV reported that one construction worker was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with burns. A firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.

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