2 injured, 18 residents displaced by Tacoma apartment fire

  • Source: KOMO-TV ABC 4 Seattle
  • Published: 04/12/2024 12:00 AM

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Eighteen people were displaced after a fire tore through a multi-family apartment complex in Tacoma Wednesday evening. According to the Tacoma Fire Department (TPD), crews responded to a report of a fire around 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Westwood Square Apartment complex on the 8800 block of Pacific Avenue. The department said two units were heavily damaged by the fire. Six other units were also damaged. Officials said two occupants were taken to the hospital in stable condition “for further medical evaluation.” The American Red Cross Northwest Region also responded to the scene to help with relocating the 18 residents who were displaced by the fire. The TPD said the fire appears to have started between two units in the balcony area of the complex. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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