Van fire sends up big plume of black smoke over Tukwila

All that black smoke rising over Tukwila Wednesday morning was from a van on fire just off Tukwila International Boulevard.

All that black smoke rising over Tukwila Wednesday morning was from a van on fire just off Tukwila International Boulevard.

The fire was reported at about 8:15 a.m. in the 15600 block of 44th Avenue.

There was a “lot of plastic” in the conversion van, which is why “we had so much smoke,” according to Marty Grisham, a spokesman for the Tukwila Fire Department.

No one was hurt and the fire didn’t reach the house, he said.

The investigation was continuing Wednesday morning.

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