Archive for 'Battalion 4 (NW Seattle)'
May 3—Seattle Fire Department Technical Rescue Team recovered a body of an adult male from a 152-foot-tall high tension wire platform in Fremont. The original 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center at 12:31 a.m. reporting a possible transformer fire at 3rd Avenue NW and NW 36th Street. The first arriving engine company spoke [...][More]
Posted: May 3rd, 2013 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: City Light, Fremont, Heavy Rescue, high angle rope rescue, King County Medical Examiner, power line, Seattle City Light, Seattle Police, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office
April 18—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a North Seattle House Fire was an accidental fire. The most likely cause was determined to be the spontaneous combustion of oils that leaked and mixed in a basement master bedroom. The first 911 call came in at 7:15p.m. The caller reported hearing a loud sound and seeing light [...][More]
April 8-Seattle Fire Investigators determined an early morning fire at a Ballard multiplex residential building was an accidental fire caused by unattended candles. At 4:38 a.m. the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls of flames shooting from the apartment building located in the 2300 block of NW 62nd Street. Engine Company 18 arrived to [...][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 11- A fire at an abandoned home located in the Wallingford area was most likely caused by a transient cooking fire or from discarded smoking materials says a Seattle Fire Investigator. There is no dollar loss because the single-story house was slated to be torn down next week. At 1:46 p.m., Firefighter/Dispatchers at the [...][More]
March 5—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined the cause of a Phinney Ridge apartment complex fire was accidental. A fire smoldering from a roof operation earlier in the day reignited and damaged a small section of the roof. At 6:50 p.m. dispatchers began receiving multiple 911 calls reporting a fire on a roof of a four-story [...][More]
February 10- Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire at a Ballard Church is a set fire and is currently under investigation by the Seattle Police Department’s Arson Bomb Squad. At one minute past noon multiple 911 calls to dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reported smoke and flames coming from a bathroom of a church [...][More]
A 4-year-old Basset Hound named “Nina” was rescued today from a North Seattle drainage pipe thanks to the efforts of Seattle Firefighters and Seattle Public Utilities Workers. At 11:33 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call from a concerned dog owner after his pet crawled 30 feet inside a drainage pipe located in [...][More]
February 6—A house fire in Crown Hill was determined to be caused by a chimney fire according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. At 9:23 p.m., dispatchers received a 911 call reporting dark smoke coming from the roof of a home located in the 8800 block of 9th Avenue NW. Engine Company 35 arrived to find [...][More]