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Firefighters Rescue and Revive Cats Trapped in Burning Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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 […]

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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 […]

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West Seattle House Fire Caused by Space Heater

March 4—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined an early morning West Seattle house fire was caused by a space heater placed too close to furniture.  At 12:52 a.m. a 911 call came into fire dispatcher  at the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke from a house located in the 8400 block of 20th Avenue SW. When Engine […]

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Firefighters Save Cat From Burning Capitol Hill Apartment

March 1—A Seattle Fire Investigator is classifying a fire at a Capitol Hill apartment building as accidental. The cause was determined to be oil overheating in the kitchen. At 11:35 p.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a kitchen fire in the ground unit of a building located in […]

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Smoke Alarm Helps Sleeping Residents Escape House Fire

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 […]

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South Park House Fire Causes $70,0000 in Damage

February 4—A knock on a South Park fire station door alerted firefighters to house fire this morning. At 11:53 a.m. a person knocked on the door of Fire Station 26 reporting smoke and flames at a home located in the 1000 block of South Cloverdale Street. Engine Company 26 arrived to find smoke and flames […]

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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 […]

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West Seattle Garage Fire Causes $180,000 in Damage

January 23—A Seattle Fire Investigator estimates a West Seattle garage fire caused $180,000 in damage. A neighbor called 911 at 4:47 a.m. to report smoke in the area of the 9400 block of 45th Avenue SW. When the first engine arrived, firefighters were directed to a back alley where they discovered a well-involved fire in […]

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Leschi Residential Complex Fire Caused by Unattended Food on the Stove

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 […]

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Mount Baker Building Explosion Investigation

  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 […]

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