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Dog dies, firefighter suffers minor injury in Fircrest kitchen blaze

A kitchen fire at a Fircrest apartment killed a pet dog and caused minor injury to a firefighter Tuesday afternoon.
A kitchen fire at a Fircrest apartment killed a pet dog and caused minor injury to a firefighter Tuesday afternoon. Courtesy

A kitchen fire at a Fircrest apartment killed a pet dog and caused minor injury to a firefighter Tuesday.

The blaze started about 4:15 p.m. at 1461 Rainier Court.

One person was treated at the scene and released, and the firefighter was taken to the hospital for the minor injury, Tacoma Fire Department spokesman Joe Meinecke said.

Crews had the fire knocked down by about 4:30 p.m.

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