1 dead after car fire in South Seattle, crews investigate

Crews are investigating a deadly car fire that happened in a South Seattle neighborhood on Monday.

At around 6:16 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) announced its crews responded to reports of a car on fire at a home near the corner of 10th Ave. S and S Trenton St.

Crews arrived and found the car engulfed in flames, burning in the driveway of the home.

Crews confirmed that a person inside the car was dead.

According to the SFD, the people inside the home called 911 and tried to extinguish the flames.

Investigators say there are no indicators of foul play. They are still working to understand how the car caught on fire in the first place.


This is a developing story, check back for updates.