An apartment fire in Kent on Sunday, May 29, 2022 displaced at least eight families, according to Puget Sound Fire.

The blaze hit a complex in the 11100 block of SE 240 Street (map below), and was extinguished in 45 minutes.

Firefighters rescued one resident from a third floor balcony.

The cause is under investigation.

Puget Sound Fire, Renton RFA, Valley Regional Fire, King Count Medic One, Zone 3 Cadets, and the Red Cross assisted at the fire.

Red Cross is assisting the displaced families.

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