Vancouver firefighters protect two Fisher’s Landing homes from fire in play structure

Play structure was fully engulfed in flames, 30 feet from one home




Vancouver firefighters late Thursday night were at the scene of a play structure fire they prevented from spreading to two homes in Fisher’s Landing.

The fire in the 16700 block of Northeast Seventh Street was reported about 10:30 p.m.

The structure was burning 30-feet from one home, and also could have spread to a home behind the first home, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian.

Firefighters quickly brought it under control, but said many hotspots remained smoldering.

By 10:45, a fire commander said other engine crews could return to their stations.

There was an indication the fire was started by a candle, a 911 official said.

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