• Container fire in SoDo fills sky with plumes of smoke

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    SEATTLE - Crews battled a shipping container fire in SoDo on Monday evening.

    The fire happened in the 2000 block of South Airport Way.

    According to fire officials there were flames exposing to nearby buildings.

    Firefighters had the fire under control at about 7:30 p.m.

    Fire officials said spontaneous combustion of paint supplies was the cause of the fire.

    The damages were estimated at $70,000.

    No injuries were reported.

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