Archive for 'Battalion 7 (W Seattle)'
May 14- Seattle Fire Department Paramedics and Firefighters assisted with the delivery of a baby along I-5 this morning. At 2:32 a.m., we received a 911 call reporting a mother in labor along Southbound I-5 at Mid-Boeing Field. The caller then reported the baby was born inside the Blue Honda CRV that was parked underneath [...][More]
Posted: May 14th, 2013 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: baby, Baby boy, Firefighters, freeway, freeway baby, Medic One, Paramedics, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Valley Medical Center
May 12—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a West Seattle vacant house fire was an accidental fire caused by the spontaneous combustion of improperly disposed of stain or paint rags. The first 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center at 8:05 p.m. reporting smoke from a vacant house located in the 6300 block of 36th [...][More]
Posted: May 13th, 2013 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: accidental fire, combustibles, paint rags, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, spontaneous combustion, stain rags, Vacant House, West Seattle
May 9—Seattle Firefighters determined a post office building is safe to reoccupy after a pickup truck drove into it. At 1:48 p.m., dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting a vehicle into the West Seattle Post Office located in the 2700 block of SW Trenton Street. When firefighters arrived they found [...][More]
Posted: May 9th, 2013 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: Firefighter, Heavy Rescue, Pickup Truck, Seattle, Seattle Fire Deparment, Seattle Police Department, U.S.Post Office, West Seattle
April 29—Seattle Fire Investigators determined an early morning apartment fire in West Seattle was caused by an electrical malfunction in the kitchen range which ignited combustible materials in the kitchen. Investigators say the kitchen fire extended to the living room of the bottom level unit. The fire is being ruled accidental. At 2:10 a.m. a [...][More]
Posted: April 29th, 2013 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Accidental, combustible, Electrical, fire alarm center, King County Metro, Kitchen Fire, Seattle Public Libraries, seattle public library, smoke detector, Southwest Branch, West Seattle. California
April 14—Fire Investigators have determined a shed fire located at a West Seattle P-Patch is an incendiary fire. At 6:50 a.m., a delivery driver called 911 to report a shed fire located in the park in the 2400 block of SW Thistle Street. Engine 11 arrived to find a smoldering pile of combustibles in a [...][More]
Posted: April 24th, 2013 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Arson Bomb Squad, Incendiary Fire, longfellow creek, P-Patch, Park, Seattle, Seattle Police, Shed, Thistle, West Seattle, Wheelbarrow
January 22, 2013—An unattended portable halogen work light inside a dog cage is to blame for a West Seattle house fire according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. At 10:39 a.m., firefighters were called to a house on the 200 block of SW Roxbury Street. When firefighters arrived then found the one-story home’s deck on fire [...][More]
Visit your local fire station on Saturday February 9, 2013 for the 19th Annual Neighbor Appreciation Day Celebration. Nearly two dozen fire stations will open their doors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event began in 1995 and has grown in popularity ever since its inception. Link to website: http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/neighborday/ Fire Stations scheduled to [...][More]
Posted: January 9th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: 1/9/13, February 9, neighbor appreciation day, Open House
November 19, 2012—A cooking fire is to blame for an early morning fire at a West Seattle home according to Seattle Fire Investigators. The fire is being ruled as accidental, caused by transients cooking in the living room of the boarded up home. The initial 911 call came in at 5:09 a.m. reporting a fire [...][More]
Seattle—An unattended candle is to blame for a house fire in West Seattle on Sunday morning according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. The candle was located in a bedroom and the investigator determined it most likely ignited available combustible materials. At 5:05 a.m. on Sunday November 18, 2012, a neighbor called the Fire Alarm Center [...][More]
October 23—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a fire that caused $65,000 in damage at a West Seattle home last night was accidental. The occupant of the home was working on plumbing when the heat from the plumbing work ignited the wall and extended into the attic space. At 10:10 p.m., a call came in the [...][More]