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Second Fire at Same House in One Month

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 […]

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3 House Fires In 90 Minutes cause more than $195,000 in Damage

February 3-It was a busy day for Seattle Firefighters. They battled three unrelated house fires, in different parts of the city, during a 90 minute span today. • 8 people displaced • $195,000 in total damage • All 3 fires were electrical in nature House Fire 1000 block of NE 123rd Street Fire The first […]

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Car into a Building in International District

  February 3–A 92-year-old female was transported to Harborview Medical Center to be evaluated after running her sedan into the front door of a business in the International District.  At 1:27 p.m., firefighters were called to reports of a car into the building with a possible person trapped in the 800 block of South Weller […]

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Late Night Water Rescue off Seattle Aquarium

January 6—the Seattle Fire Department’s Marine Emergency Response Team rescued a 27-year-old intoxicated male from the waters off the Seattle Aquarium. At 11 p.m. a caller reported to dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center that a male had jumped 25 feet from the pier into the water near Pier 59. When firefighters arrived in the […]

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A Large Pot of Smoldering Food Brings Large Fire Response on Capitol Hill

January 6- A large pot of food brought large fire response to a Capitol Hill restaurant this morning. At 12:47 a.m. several calls came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke coming from a building in the either 1500 block of Melrose Avenue. A full response was ordered and 15 fire apparatus and […]

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Firefighers Put Out Car Fire After Car Plows Into Daycare Center

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Seattle Firefighters extinguished a fire inside a car after the speeding vehicle plowed into a downtown daycare center this morning. No one was injured after the car drove through a large plate glass window and smashed through the daycare’s bathroom. At 2:14 a.m., an automatic fire alarm inside the childcare facility alerted dispatchers to […]

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Seattle Fire Responses to Saturday Night Wind Storm

October 27–Saturday’s wind storm caused an increase in emergency responses by the Seattle Fire Department. We saw a 13% increase for the day over the previous Saturday. Between 7 p.m. and midnight, the firefighters responded to 17 Automatic Fire Alarms or Alarm Bells ringing at business and residential buildings. At 7:40 p.m. at 4700 Ravenna […]

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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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