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Lynden business fire traced to burnt coffee

Scene outside a Lynden business following a report of a commercial fire (December 28, 2022). Photo courtesy of NWFR

LYNDEN, Wash. — Lynden Fire along with North Whatcom Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a commercial structure fire in the 500 block of Front Street in Lynden about 12:30pm today, Wednesday, December 28th.

The first firefighters on the scene found nothing showing from outside of the 2-story building according to North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Division Chief Shaun Ward. But smoke was visible inside and it was determined the smoke was coming from a coffee roaster inside the business.

Firefighters set up fans to remove the smoke from the business. There was no interruption to the business’ operations and no injuries.

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