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Oily Towels the Cause of Early Morning Fremont Laundromat Fire

July 21—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire in a Fremont Laundromat was caused by an exothermic chemical reaction initiated by the clothes dryer and heat. At 2:00 a.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames visible from a commercial Laundromat located near the intersection of Fremont Avenue North and […]


Join Seattle Fire at the Seattle Neighborhood Summit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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 […]


CO Detector Helps Save the Lives of Ballard Couple and Their Pet

UPDATE: 5 p.m.  Seattle Police Investigators determined the cause of the CO Poisoning was accidental. The couple is recovering at Virginia Mason Medical Center. The couple’s dog was taken in by a neighbor. March 26—Firefighters rescued a couple and a dog out of a Ballard townhome full of Carbon Monoxide this morning.  Prior to the firefighter’s arrival, […]


Helicopter crashes near the Space Needle

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 […]


Greenwood Auto Business Damaged by Weekend Fire

March 3—A fire at a Greenwood auto lube shop was most likely caused by an electrical junction box. At 1:09 a.m. a call came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from the auto shop located at the corner of Greenwood Avenue North and Holman Road North. When Engine Company 31 arrived […]


Queen Anne Fire Station Open House Saturday February 8

Community invited to visit Seattle’s latest fire station renovation Fire Station 8 hosts an open house Feb. 8, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   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 […]


West Seattle Couple Donates New Medic Unit to the Seattle Fire Department

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 […]


Fremont Fire Station 9 Throws Open Its’ Doors

Fire Station 9 hosts an open house Nov. 2, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to visit the new Fire Station 9, located at 3829 Linden Ave. N. in the Fremont neighborhood, during an open house on Nov. […]


Pair of Hikers and Small Dog Rescued Off Magnolia Cliff

October 18—Two hikers and their small dog were rescued after spending nearly two hours on a 120 foot cliff in Discovery Park. At 6:49 p.m. a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center from two hikers who were trapped on a steep sandy hillside on the South side of Discovery Park in Magnolia. The […]


Ship Fire at Pier 91 Determined to be Accidental

September 17—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined an early morning ship fire at Pier 91 was most likely ignited by an accumulation of grease and debris between the back of an operating stove and a wood frame wall. The fire is being considered accidental and the damage estimate is $35,000. At 3:04 a.m., a 911 call […]