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Small brush fire on the Speedway


Last updated 7/3/2018 at Noon

Drivers and pedestrians were in for quite a shock last Wednesday if they passed 84th Street Southwest on the Mukilteo Speedway.

A small fire burned just before noon on Wednesday in a small bush and grass area in front of the 76 Union Gas Station.

According to Mukilteo Fire Chief Chris Alexander, the fire started when part of a transformer overheated, sparked, and fell into the landscaped area in front of the gas station.

The fire also caused a brief traffic delay while the situation was getting sorted out.

Alexander said the overheating of aluminum wiring in the transformer caused the s...

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