Fire in Everett destroys apartment building construction

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities in Washington state have started to investigate the cause of a large structure fire that destroyed an apartment building under construction near the Everett waterfront and caused other damage Thursday. The Seattle Times reported that the Everett Fire Department responded to the fire around 5:45 p.m. on the south building of the Waterfront Place Apartments at Fisherman’s Harbor. The fire was contained by 9:30 p.m. Everett fire spokesperson Rachel Doniger reported a firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor burns. No other injuries were reported. The cost of the damage has not yet been estimated.