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Photo of the Week: Limited search in Seattle

Firefighters exercised caution while searching for a missing person at an abandoned building fire


Photo/Seattle Fire Department

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By FireRescue1 Staff

SEATTLE — On July 24, Seattle firefighters responded to a fire in an abandoned building. Firefighters faced an advanced fire after making entry and switched to defensive operations.

Bystanders told firefighters of a missing person last seen on the roof of the fire building. Firefighters then made a limited search of the roof and perimeter of the fire building but found no one.


Photo/Seattle Fire Department


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