VIDEO: Crews battle large fire in downtown Olympia Wednesday morning

The fire comes after multiple other fires in the region Wednesday morning, including two in Seattle and one in Tukwila.

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Fire crews are battling a massive blaze in downtown Olympia Wednesday morning as of 6 a.m.

The East Olympia Fire District shared a live video on Facebook just after 5:30 a.m. showing crews battling the three-alarm fire.

The incident has multiple roads closed downtown. According to traffic maps, the fire is near Capitol Way, with closures from Market Street to State Avenue.

No information was immediately available on the exact address of the fire. Also, there’s been no word on injuries.

The fire comes after two fires broke out earlier Wednesday in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood and multiple vehicle fires in Tukwila.

 

DoubleTree hotel evacuated as 3-alarm blaze breaks out at building and flames soar ‘over 100ft into air’

HE DoubleTree Hotel in the city of Olympia was evacuated as a 3-alarm blaze broke out at a building with flames reportedly soaring over 100ft into the air.

Fire officials responded to a building under construction near Washington Street and Olympia Avenue in Washington on Wednesday morning.

A fire broke out at a building under construction in Olympia, Washington, on Wednesday morning.

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A fire broke out at a building under construction in Olympia, Washington, on Wednesday morning.Credit: East Olympia Fire District 6

The DoubleTree Hotel and various buildings in the area were reportedly evacuated

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The DoubleTree Hotel and various buildings in the area were reportedly evacuatedCredit: East Olympia Fire District 6

The large blaze lit up the night sky

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The large blaze lit up the night skyCredit: Twitter

According to the Olympia Fire Department, the large fire started in a five-story building that was under construction and spread to three other buildings.

Video from the scene showed fire officials battling the three-alarm blaze as the flames lit up the night sky.

Drivers can expect to see street closures in the area during the morning commute.

According to NPR, as of 6 am, firefighters appear to have brought the flames under control.

However, the main building that caught fire “collapsed and looked completely gutted.”

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