Archive for 'Fires'
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 quickly extinguished a fire at a First Hill gas station after a car collided with a fuel pump. At 9:18 a.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting flames coming from the fuel pump at a gas station located at the corner of Terry Avenue and James [...][More]
May 6- A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a fire onboard a decommissioned NOAA vessel was an accidental fire caused by welding operations. At 9:22 a.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting a fire onboard the 200-foot research vessel which was docked at the NOAA Marina located at 7600 Sand Point [...][More]
Posted: May 6th, 2013 under Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: accidental fire, CO2, decommissioned, laurelhurst, Magnuson Park, NOAA, Research Vessel, Sand Point Way, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, Ship Fire, welding
March 29—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined an Eastlake apartment fire was caused when combustible materials came into contact with an electric baseboard heater. At 11:31 p.m., the initial 911 call came into a dispatcher at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire in an apartment complex located in the 2200 block of Yale Avenue East. [...][More]
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
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 20—Seattle Fire Investigators determined fire in a Leschi home was accidental caused by an overturned kerosene lamp onto combustible materials. At 11:33 a neighbor called 911 to report flames coming from a house locate in the 100 block of Erie Avenue. The neighbor helped evacuate the elderly resident. Engine Company 6 arrived to find [...][More]
April 13—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire at a Judkins Park triplex was an accidental fire caused by a kitchen fire which extended through the duct work and into the walls. At 9:53 a.m. dispatchers received a 911 call into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire in the wall of a residential building in [...][More]
April 14- Firefighters quickly extinguished a BBQ fire which spread to a Capitol Hill home located in the 1900 block of 11th Avenue East. The homeowner called 911 at 12:07 p.m. to report that the fire from his BBQ grill spread to the back deck and to the wall of his house. When firefighter arrived, [...][More]