April 24- Seattle Firefighters responded to a North Seattle restaurant after a car plowed through the front window of the business. At 11:17 a.m. a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a car into a building in the 13500 block of Aurora Avenue North with a person possibly trapped. The driver told […][More]
April 24—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire in a commercial building in SODO was accidental, caused by an overheated ventilation fan. The damage estimate is more than $60,000 to the structure and contents. At 9:41 a.m. a call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from a 2-story commercial building in the 2400 […][More]
April 22- Seattle Fire Investigators determined a basement bedroom fire was accidental caused by unattended candles in a basement bedroom. The damage estimate is $50,000 to the structure and $15,000 to the contents. At 11:18 a.m. multiple people called the Fire Alarm Center to report a large column of black smoke coming from the 2-story […][More]
Posted: April 22nd, 2015 under Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: 16th Avenue NE, Engine 17, fire alarm center, medics, Red Cross, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters
April 20- Seattle Firefighter worked for 15 minutes to extricate a driver of a car struck by a light rail train at 7150 M L King Jr Way S. The initial 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center at 11:13 a.m. reporting the car versus train collision with the driver of the car trapped. […][More]
4:50 p.m. UPDATE: Fire investigators determined the cause of the fire was accidental/electrical, caused by an overheated amplifier seen in the picture in the post. April 16— At 12:53 p.m. a neighbor reporting smoke coming from the eaves of a house in the 300 block of North 100th Street. Firefighters arrived and found a fire […][More]
Posted: April 16th, 2015 under Fire Line.
April 16—Seattle Fire Investigators ruled a fatal Capitol Hill house fire was accidental caused by improperly discarded smoking materials in a chair. The fire caused $150,000 damage to the residence and $50,000 damage to the contents of the 2-story home. Multiple callers reported the fire to the Fire Alarm Center at 8:51 a.m. reporting smoke […][More]
Week of the Young ChildTM April 12-18 is the 2015 Week of the Young ChildTM – an annual celebration to focus on the needs of young children. Safety Tips for Keeping Kids Fire Safe: Practice fire drills at home – teach two ways out of every room and practice crawling low under smoke to get […][More]
Posted: March 30th, 2015 under Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: Fire drills, Fire Safety, home fire safety check, injury prevention, Keeping Kids Safe, preschool program, Public Education, safe play keep away, safety tips, seattle firefighters, Seattle. Seattle Fire Department, smoke alarms, Week of the Young Child
March 7- Seattle firefighters spent half-an-hour extricating a mother from her pickup truck after a collision between the vehicle and a bus. At 12:53 p.m. firefighters were called to Rainier Avenue South and South Massachusetts Street for a car rescue. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a pickup truck with a smashed-in driver’s door. […][More]
Posted: March 7th, 2015 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Rescues.
Tags: Harborview Medical Center, Heavy Rescue, massachussetts, Rainier, Seattle, Seattle Fire, seattle firefighters, Seattle Police Department
February 25—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a house fire on 16th Avenue was accidental, caused by an overheated oil radiator. The damage estimate is $50,000 to the fire house and $50,000 to the home to the north. Just minutes before midnight, a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire at a two-story home […][More]
February 24—Seattle Fire Investigators determined the cause of an early morning RV fire in Ballard was accidental, caused by a burning candle inside the coach. At 2:31 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing an explosion and then a fire in the RV that was parked on NW 45th Street and 6Th Avenue NW. When firefighters […][More]