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Archive for 'Battalion 2 (Downtown)'

Capitol Hill Vacant House Fire Still Under Investigation

October 3- An early morning house fire at a vacant Capitol Hill house remains under investigation. The case has been turned over to Seattle Police Department’s Arson Bomb Squad for further investigation. At 2:47 a.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire inside the two-story home located in […]

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Seattle Firefighters Hit the Books to Promote Children’s Literacy

Seattle-The Seattle Fire Department is partnering with the Seattle Public Library for a reading program aimed at increasing literacy, and raising awareness of home fire safety. The Firefighter Story Times at the Seattle Public Library is part of October’s Fire Prevention Month. Seattle Firefighters will read No Dragons for Tea to dozens of preschool children […]

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Capitol Hill Apartment Fire Caused by Overheated Electrical Wiring

July 1—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire at a Capitol Hill apartment complex was caused by overheated electrical wiring inside the wall. The fire is being classified as accidental. At 9:39 p.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call from an occupant of an apartment in the 2300 block of 10th Avenue […]

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Capitol Hill Attic Fire Causes 1.25 Million Dollars in Damage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            June 24- Fire investigators determined an attic fire at a Capitol Hill house was accidental, caused by workers. At 12:16 p.m., the first 911 call came in from the house located in the 700 block of 16th Avenue East. The caller reported smoke coming from the attic and about a half dozen people and […]

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Community invited to visit Seattle’s latest fire station upgrade

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fire Station 25 Open House Saturday May 10, 2014 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1300 E. Pine St   SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to visit the completed seismic and safety upgrade of Seattle’s Fire Station 25, located at 1300 […]

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First Hill Apartment Fire Caused by Unattended Food on the Stove

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          April 29 – Fire investigators determined a First Hill High Rise fire was accidental, caused by unattended food on the stove. The damage estimate was $20,000 to the structure and $3,000 to the contents. At 9:24 p.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received an automatic fire alarm coming from a high rise […]

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Join Seattle Fire at the Seattle Neighborhood Summit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Join the Seattle Fire Department at the Seattle Neighborhood Summit on Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Here is a chance to meet the Seattle Firefighters in person. On hand will be a Fire Engine and a Ladder Truck where families […]

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Helicopter crashes near the Space Needle

At 7:40 this morning a KOMO TV News helicopter carrying two people crashed onto Broad Street near 5th Avenue igniting three cars.  The pilot and news photographer onboard were killed instantly in the crash.  A 37-year old man who was in the car hit by helicopter debris was transported to Harborview Medical Center with third […]

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Firefighters Save Cat From Burning Capitol Hill Apartment

March 1—A Seattle Fire Investigator is classifying a fire at a Capitol Hill apartment building as accidental. The cause was determined to be oil overheating in the kitchen. At 11:35 p.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a kitchen fire in the ground unit of a building located in […]

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International District Fire Cause Will Remain Undetermined

December 26—Fire Investigators are classifying the Christmas Eve fire at a building located in the 600 block of South King Street as undetermined. Due to the damage and risk of structural collapse, fire investigators are not allowed inside the building to complete their investigation. Today, structural engineers from the Department of Planning and Development determined […]

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