Archive for 'Battalion 2 (Downtown)'
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 […][More]
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 […][More]
Posted: June 24th, 2014 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: accidental fire, Aloha Street, American Red Cross, attic fire, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters
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 […][More]
Posted: May 6th, 2014 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line.
Tags: ARC Architects, Capitol Hill, Chief Gregory Dean, FAS, Finance and Administrative Services, Local 27, Open House, Pine Street, seattle firefighters, Station 25, Western Ventures Construction
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 […][More]
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 […][More]
Posted: April 2nd, 2014 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line.
Tags: Cadets, careers, Department of Neighborhoods, Mayor Ed Murray, public educators, recruitment, Seattle, Seattle Center, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Seattle Neighborhood Summit
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 […][More]
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 […][More]
Posted: March 3rd, 2014 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Accidental, Capitol Hill, cooking fire, Engine Company 25, food on the stove, Harvard, Kitchen Fire, Metro, oil fire, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, SFD, smoky
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 […][More]
Posted: December 26th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: chinatown, collapse, collapse zone, Department of Planning and Development, DPD, International District, Maynard Alley, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, SFD, South King Street, two-alarm fire, undetermined
December 24— Seattle Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire in an International District building overnight. Firefighters evacuated the businesses on the ground floor of the three-story building. The top two stories were vacant residential units. At 3:57 p.m., multiple 911 calls came into Firefighter/Dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from the roof of […][More]
Posted: December 25th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: American Red Cross, chinatown, Fire, I-District, International District, King Street, Maynard Street, OEM, Office of Emergency Management, Seattle Fire, seattle firefighters, Seattle Parks, Wah Mee
The Seattle Fire Department has a brand new Medic Unit thanks to the generous donation of a West Seattle couple. In 2012, the estate of William C. Sanders and Mildred Krahmer Sanders donated more than $550,000 to the City of Seattle to purchase two new medic units for the Seattle Fire Department. “My aunt and uncle cared […][More]