Arson at Central District Restaurant

Arson detectives are investigating a deliberately set fire at a Central District restaurant that did tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage.

On August 12th at approximately 2:14 a.m. officers and fire department personnel responded to the 1400 block of 23rd Avenue for a building fire.  Arriving units could see visible flames on the rear of the restaurant near a storage area. The fire was quickly put out and detectives proceeded with their on-scene investigation.

Nobody was inside the restaurant at the time of the fire and there were no reported injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 911 or the Seattle Police Arson/Bomb Unit at (206) 684-8980 and refer to this case. 

Anonymous tips are welcome.

Seattle Police Arson/Bomb Squad detectives continue to actively investigate.