Smoke seen for miles due to electrical substation fire in Renton

RENTON, Wash. — Crews are working to put out a fire next to a power station in Renton on Friday night.

Renton fire officials said they were responding to a report of a fire inside the Bonneville Power Facility.

When crews arrived after 8:30 p.m., they found an electrical fire next to the power station.

The fire produced a large amount of black smoke that could be seen miles away.

A KIRO 7 crew was at the scene, where a tank of oil was burning.

There were no reports of injuries.


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