A three-alarm fire seriously damaged an Auburn auto body shop Thursday night.
A passer-by called 911 about 8:25 p.m. to report the fire at P.A.N. Body Shop, 2910 Academy Drive SE, and then alerted an employee outside working.
The employee used two fire extinguishers to try and douse flames but was unable to get control of the blaze, according to Valley Regional Fire Authority.
Crews upgraded the fire to a second alarm after it engulfed a second building in the area. The third alarm was called two hours later to bring in additional resources from South King Fire & Rescue, Kent Fire and Mountain View Fire & Rescue.
It took until 1:30 a.m. to put out the fire.
No one was hurt. A cause has not been determined.
The auto body shop rents six tenant spaces in the warehouse where the fire started.