All are safe after early morning apartment fire in Bothell

BOTHELL — An early morning fire emptied an apartment building in Bothell on Friday, with everyone getting out safely.

The two-alarm blaze was reported around 4:30 a.m.

Crews from Bothell Fire and EMS., Woodinville Fire &Rescue, the Northshore Fire Department, the Kirkland Fire Department, Snohomish County Fire District 7 and the Shoreline Fire Department were called to the fire at Avana 522 Apartments on NE 180th Street in Bothell.

Firefighters found smoke and flames coming from a unit on the third floor of the complex, Bothell Fire and EMS spokeswoman Kirsten Clemens said. The fire was contained quickly, she said.

People living inside the building were awoken by smoke alarms.

Fire investigators have ruled the fire accidental, with candle use as the cause.

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