House fire causes quarter-million dollars in damage

June 27, 2011

NEW — 4:05 p.m. June 27, 2011

A fire in the 8800 block of 116th Avenue Southeast the night of June 26 left one house in ashes and another badly burned. Investigators were unable to verify what started the blaze, which began in this garage. By Tim Pfarr

A house fire in the 8800 block of 116th Avenue Southeast severely damaged two homes Sunday night. The fire broke out at 10:11 p.m. in a resident’s garage, spreading to his house’s interior and a neighboring house, said Lt. Eric Keenan, Bellevue Fire Department spokesman.

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