Archive for 'Battalion 2 (Downtown)'
May 9- Seattle Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a First Hill gas station after a car collided with a fuel pump. At 9:18 a.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting flames coming from the fuel pump at a gas station located at the corner of Terry Avenue and James [...][More]
May 1— At 11:51 p.m. Seattle Firefighters responded to a car into a freeway exit barrier at Southbound I-5 near the Tully’s building. When firefighters arrived they found multiple patients inside the car and one patient ejected from the vehicle. Thirty four Seattle Firefighters and Paramedics responded to the scene. Ladder Company 1 extricated one [...][More]
Posted: May 6th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line.
Tags: accident, crash, extricate, Firefighters, freeway, Heavy Rescue, i-5, Ladder, Paramedics, Seattle, tully's, washington state patrol, WSP
April 14- Firefighters quickly extinguished a BBQ fire which spread to a Capitol Hill home located in the 1900 block of 11th Avenue East. The homeowner called 911 at 12:07 p.m. to report that the fire from his BBQ grill spread to the back deck and to the wall of his house. When firefighter arrived, [...][More]
April 2- A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a two-alarm fire in Lower Queen Anne on Monday April 1st, is an incendiary fire. The investigator estimates the total content and structural damage to the 3 residental buildings is $615,000. On Monday night the two-alarm fire significantly damaged three multiplexes in the 700 block of Warren Avenue [...][More]
Posted: April 2nd, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: 2-11, duplex, garage fire, lower queen anne, multiplex, Queen Anne, Red Cross, two alarm, warren
Seattle- On Wednesday March 27, 2013 the Seattle Fire Department will be mourning the loss of Seattle Firefighter Jess Hernandez. The 52-year-old Firefighter Hernandez passed away on March 19, 2013 after battling cancer. Hernandez was about to celebrate his 20 year anniversary with the department. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., a funeral procession begins at the [...][More]
March 24- Seattle Firefighters rescued two people who were trapped inside an overturned SUV along 4th Avenue and Virginia Street. At 2:19 p.m. the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting a two car motor vehicle accident with a rolled over SUV and people trapped. Engine 10 arrived first and upgraded the call to [...][More]
Posted: March 24th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line.
Tags: 4th, accident, car crash, crash, downtown seattle, Harborview Medical Center, Heavy Rescue, Medic, rollover, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police Department, Stewart, SUV, Toyota Highlander, Virginia
January 27-A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a top floor apartment fire on Capitol Hill was caused by a mattress placed against an electric baseboard heater. The electric heater ignited the mattress. At 10:54 a.m., multiple 911 calls came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire on the top floor apartment of a building in [...][More]
Visit your local fire station on Saturday February 9, 2013 for the 19th Annual Neighbor Appreciation Day Celebration. Nearly two dozen fire stations will open their doors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event began in 1995 and has grown in popularity ever since its inception. Link to website: http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/neighborday/ Fire Stations scheduled to [...][More]
Posted: January 9th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: 1/9/13, February 9, neighbor appreciation day, Open House
October 31—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire inside a Central District duplex was accidental. After combing over evidence for several hours, investigators determined the fire was electrical, caused by an overturned lamp onto a mattress located on the second floor. The first 911 call came in at 7:52 p.m. reporting smoke in the intersection of [...][More]
October 6—Seattle Firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm at 740 block of Broadway at 12:03 p.m. Once on scene, firefighters found an overheated exhaust system which triggered a sprinkler-head activation near two laundry chutes. Fire crews suctioned the water in the basement using water vacuums and pumps. There were no evacuations and no impact [...][More]