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Former Borracchini’s Bakery building catches fire in Rainier Valley

Borracchini’s Bakery on Rainier Avenue in Seattle Saturday, March 20, 2021. (Feliks Banel/KIRO Radio)

(Feliks Banel/KIRO Radio)

Seattle Firefighters are fighting a 2-alarm fire Friday at the former Borrachini’s Bakery near Rainier Ave S and S Walker St.

Firefighters say the building is vacant and they are working to pour water on the fire from outside the building.

A second alarm was called for additional resources and roads in the area were shut down.

Remo Borracchini’s Bakery and Mediterranean Market closed in March 2021 after 100 years.

Iconic century-old Seattle bakery announces permanent closure

Thick smoke continues to billow from the building onto Rainier Ave S and S Walker St. Seattle Fire Department advises you to close your windows and doors if you work or live nearby. The smoke is currently visible from the I-5 freeway on the east side.

 

 


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