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(KCPQ) A building exploded around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday morning near 85th and Greenwood.

A Q13 Fox News photographer was on scene checking out a possible gas leak when the building exploded. He described the aftermath of the explosion as a war zone and said glass was raining down. Fortunately, our photographer is OK.

Seattle Fire said at least nine firefighters were taken to the hospital. Evacuations in the neighborhood were underway.

This story is developing and will be updated throughout the morning as we learn more.
(KCPQ) A building exploded around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday morning near 85th and Greenwood.

A Q13 Fox News photographer was on scene checking out a possible gas leak when the building exploded. He described the aftermath of the explosion as a war zone and said glass was raining down. Fortunately, our photographer is OK.

Seattle Fire said at least nine firefighters were taken to the hospital. Evacuations in the neighborhood were underway.

This story is developing and will be updated throughout the morning as we learn more.

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