Archive for 'Battalion 2 (Downtown)'
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]
SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out the completed seismic and safety upgrade of Seattle’s Fire Station 34, located at 633 32nd Ave. E. in the Madison Park neighborhood, during an open house on Nov. 16, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 […][More]
Posted: November 15th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention.
Tags: ARC Architects, Finance and Administrative Services, Fire Chief Gregory Dean, Fire Levy, Loical 27, Madison Park, Madison Valley, Mayor Mike McGinn, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Firefighers, Seattle Firefighters Local 27, Seismic Upgrade, Western Ventures Construction
A fire at a Pioneer Square night club is being classified as an accidental fire after items were left on a stovetop caught fire. At 8:44 a.m. a 911 caller reported seeing white smoke coming from the roof of a building in the 100 block of South Washington Street. Within 3 minutes, Engine Company 10 […][More]
Posted: October 18th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: FIre Sprinkler, Fire Suppression System, Night Club, Pioneer Square, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, sprinkler, Stove Fire, Washington
October 17—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire at a Capitol Hill multi-unit building was an electrical fire in the stove. The fire is being classified as accidental. At 9:46 a.m. a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke and fire at a 3-story building located in the 1000 block of Summit Avenue […][More]
Posted: October 17th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Accidental, Capitol Hill, electrical fire, Engine Company 25, Fire Investigators, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, smoke damage, stove, Summit
September 27—A Belltown apartment fire was caused by combustible materials stored against a baseboard heater according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. The original 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center at 10:24 a.m. reporting fire and smoke inside a 3rd floor apartment at a 16-story building in the 2200 block of 1st […][More]
Posted: September 27th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: amr, Apartment Fire, Baseboard heater, Belltown, Building Fire, Combustible Materials, Fire, HMC, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department