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Archive for 'Battalion 6 (NE Seattle)'

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 […]


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 […]


Green Lake Water Rescue

August 8—Seattle Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Dive Team pulled two unconscious young males from Green Lake Thursday night after more than a half-hour water rescue search. At 9:30 p.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a possible drowning on the east end of Green Lake near the pool. When […]


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 […]


UW Building Determined Safe After Hazardous Materials Response

February 22- The Seattle Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team determined there a University of Washington building was safe to reoccupy this afternoon. At 10:52 this morning,  firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a call from the University of Washington Police Department regarding a smell of chemicals coming from the green house at a campus […]


Lake City Car into a Building

January 23- Seattle Firefighters extricated a female driver from her VW bug after the car flipped on its side and struck a Lake City medical building. Firefighter/Paramedics transported the woman in her 60’s to Harborview Medical Center with non life threatening injuries.”></a>014/01/23/car-crashes-into-building-in-lake-city/              


Pinehurst House Fire Caused by Unattended Food on the Stove

    January 23—Fire Investigators determined a house fire in the Pinehurst neighborhood was accidental, caused by unattended food on the stove. At 5:41 p.m. a smoke alarm alerted the lone resident of the home to a fire in his kitchen. The automatic fire alarm alerted dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center to the fire […]


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 […]


Overheated Electrical Cord to Blame for Morning Ballard House Fire

December 2—An overheated exterior extension cord caused a fire at a home located in North Ballard this morning. At 1:39 a.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a call reporting flames coming from a home located in the 9700 block of 1st Avenue NW. When Engine Company 31 arrived, they found heavy flames coming […]