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Archive for 'Battalion 4 (NW Seattle)'

Early Morning RV Fire Causes $5,000 in Damage

February 24—Seattle Fire Investigators determined the cause of an early morning RV fire in Ballard was accidental, caused by a burning candle inside the coach. At 2:31 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing an explosion and then a fire in the RV that was parked on NW 45th Street and 6Th Avenue NW.  When firefighters […]

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Man Rescued After Being Trapped 18 hours in Rail Car

February 4—Seattle Firefighters rescued a 25-year-old man trapped in a void space on a train car this morning. Around 8:15 a.m., walkers along the Burke Gillman Trail heard a man screaming for help in the 6200 block of Seaview Avenue NW. The good Samaritans called 911. When firefighter arrived, they found the patient head first […]

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Queen Anne/Interbay Fire Station Open House Saturday January 31, 2015

Community invited to check out Seattle’s newest and most sustainable fire station Fire Station 20 hosts an open house 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out Seattle’s brand new Fire Station 20, located at 2800 […]

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Pet Lizard Saved From Burning North Seattle Home

January 13—Fire Investigators determined an early morning house fire in North Seattle was an accidental fire caused by combustibles left too close to heating equipment. The damage estimate is $250,000. At 1:31 a.m. multiple 911 calls reporting flames coming from the basement of a one-story home with basement located in the 9100 block of Corliss […]

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Malfunctioning Food Smoker Causes $30k Damage to Ballard Restaurant

January 6—Fire Investigators determined a malfunctioning electric food smoker caused a fire inside a locked bar and restaurant in the Crown Hill neighborhood of Ballard. At 4:22 a.m., a 911 call came into firefighter dispatchers reporting a fire in the kitchen of a bar located in the 800 block of NW 85th Street. Firefighters arrived […]

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Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Greenwood Grocery Store

January 5—Seattle Fire Investigators recovered the evidence of a “Molotov Cocktail” type device thrown at a Greenwood grocery story. At 7:03 p.m. a witness saw a person throw the burning bottle against the brick side of a national chain grocery store located in the 8700 block of Greenwood Avenue North. The bottle broke on the […]

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Fremont Fatal Apartment Fire Causes Quarter Million Dollars in Damage

OVERNIGHT UPDATE: Address change to 3612 2nd Avenue NW from original reported address of 200 block of NW 39th Street. November 7—A two-alarm fire in Fremont has taken the life of a man in his 80’s and seriously injured a second man. This is still an active fire investigation with the case being classified as […]

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Pickup Truck Through Phinney Ridge Starbucks

November 3—Seattle Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Team members secured a Phinney Ridge Starbucks after a truck plowed through the front of the coffee shop. At 2:52 a.m., a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a pickup truck into the front of the Starbucks located at 316 N 67th Street. When […]

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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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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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