Archive for 'Battalion 5 (SE Seattle)'
August 28—An off-duty Seattle Firefighter extinguished multiple spot fires and assisted in rescuing three trapped family members after an SUV plowed into a Columbia City hair salon and Greek restaurant this afternoon. The multi-agency incident began at 1:15 p.m. when an SUV plowed through […][More]
Posted: August 28th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: Columbia City, Ferdinand Street, Hair Salon, Harborview Medical Center, Rainier Avenue, seattle firefighters, Seattle. Seattle Fire Department, Strucutral
August 20—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined the cause of an early morning house fire was accidental, caused by improperly discarded smoking materials. At 1:53 a.m. a resident called 911 after seeing smoke and flames coming from their next door neighbor’s home located in the 1800 block of South Lane Street. The neighbor ran next door […][More]
March 26—Seattle Firefighter/Paramedics resuscitated two cats that were overcome by smoke in a house fire in Columbia City. The first call to 911 came in at 7:14 p.m. after a neighbor spotted smoke pouring from the back deck of a home located in the 3200 block of South Hudson Street. When firefighters from […][More]
Posted: March 28th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: cats, Columbia City, Engine Company, hudson, resuscitate, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, South Seattle
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 14— While wearing Quarterback Russell Wilson’s Seahawk Jersey, Seattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean installed a donated smoke detector at a Beacon Hill resident’s home. The free installation was payoff for a friendly Big Game wager between Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade and Seattle Fire Chief Dean. In January, the Chiefs of Seattle Fire […][More]
Posted: March 14th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: bet, Broncos, Denver, Denver Fire Chief, engine 13, Eric Tade, Fire Chief, football, Gregory Dean, Kidde, National Fire Protection Association, Seahawks, Seattle, Seattle Fire Chief, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, smoke alarm, smoke detector, Superbowl, Wager
February 22—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a roof fire at a home located in the Rainier Beach area of Seattle was accidental and caused by an electrical fire near the exterior porch light. At 12:03 a.m. a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from a the roof of a one-story home […][More]
Posted: February 23rd, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Fires, Public Education.
Tags: accidental fire, electrical fire, light fixture, rainier beach, Roxbury, Seattle, seattle firefighters, smoke alarms
January 17—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined an early morning fire at a Leschi residential complex was accidental, caused by unattended food on the stove. At 4:43 a.m. multiple 911 calls came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire in a residential unit located in the 300 block of 28th Avenue South. Engine […][More]
Posted: January 17th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: 28th Avenue, American Red Cross, food on the stove, Leschi, Red Cross, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters
January 7— At 1 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department responded to a report of an explosion without fire or smoke at a one-story building located in the 2800 block of South McClellan Street. Firefighters arrived and evacuated the flower shop located in the front of the building. The explosion occurred inside one of 3 […][More]
Posted: January 7th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Arson Bomb Squad, City Light, Department of Planning and Development, Explosion, McClellan, PSE, Rainier Valley, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police
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]
November 1- Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire inside a Rainier Valley detached garage was caused by the occupant falling asleep while smoking. The fire is being classified as accidental. Beginning at 10:58 a.m., multiple 911 calls came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from a garage located in the 3500 […][More]
Posted: November 1st, 2013 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Accidental, Adams Street, Arson, Bomb, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Seattle Police Department, SFD, SPD