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Seattle Firefighters respond to School Bus Accident in West Seattle

November 8—Seattle Firefighters treated two patients after a collision between a school bus and a passenger car. The accident occurred at the corner of 18th Avenue SW and SW Elmgrove Street in West Seattle shortly after 9 this morning. The driver of the car, a male in his early 30’s, was transported to Harborview Medical […]

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Bathroom Ceiling Fan to Blame for Fire says SFD Investigator

November 7—Seattle Fire Investigator determines a weekend fire was caused by an overheated ceiling fan. The fire, at a home located at 12700 block of Fremont Avenue North, is considered accidental and electrical in nature. The Seattle Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call around 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon regarding smoke coming from the home. […]

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Investigator Rules Fatal Fire Caused By Baseboard Heater

October 16—A Seattle Fire Investigator has ruled an afternoon fire on Capitol Hill as accidental. The investigator determined the fire was caused by combustible materials stored too close to a baseboard heater. About 1:15 p.m. a 911 caller reported smoke from the two story home located in the 1700 block of 19th Avenue. Engine Company […]

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Gunshot Victim Rides Bike to Fire Station for Help

October 12—Seattle Fire Department Medics treated a gunshot victim who showed up at Fire Station 30’s front door on his bike. The male in his 20’s rang the front doorbell and asked for help. Around 3:30 p.m., the male gunshot victim arrived at the station located in the 29 hundred block of South Mount Baker […]

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Heavy Rescue Unit Saves Women Trapped Between Her Car and Garage

July 5- Shortly after midnight, firefighters were called to a home located on the 6000 block of 52nd Avenue South for a women trapped between her car and her garage. When firefighters arrived, they found a woman in her 60’s with her foot wedged between the door of her car and the side of her […]

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Boy Treated After Falling Out of Tree

July 4- Seattle Firefighters had to hike a mile-and-a-half down a trail to reach a 9-year-old boy who fell out of a tree at Discovery Park. Around 5:45pm, the boy was hiking with his family when he climbed an approximately 8-foot-tall tall tree and a branch broke, causing the boy to fall several feet onto rocks.  The 911 […]

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Discarded Smoking Material to Blame for West Seattle Fire

July 4- Fire investigators say an accidental fire damaged a basement and caused smoke damage to a West Seattle home. After interviewing the occupants and examining the scene, investigators concluded discarded smoking material on cardboard was to blame for the fire which began in the basement wine cellar. Around 3:30, firefighters were called to the […]

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Trapped man thanks firefighters for his rescue

Photos Courtesy John Odegard The Seattle Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Team quickly extricated a man trapped under an estimated 3000-pound battery backup unit at a loading dock located in South Lake Union.  At 11:51 am, firefighters were called to the underground loading area of a several story building located in the 900 block of Republican […]

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No legal fireworks in the City of Seattle

The Seattle Police Department and Seattle Fire Department would like to remind the public that there are no legal fireworks in the City of Seattle. The possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling and use of fireworks are prohibited. Fireworks offenses are gross misdemeanors punishable by up to one year in jail and/or a $5,000 fine  Fireworks […]

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Female injured aboard construction barge on Alaskan Way

At 10:45 a.m. today Seattle Fire Department responded to a report of a medical emergency at 1301 Alaskan Way. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found that the patient was aboard a construction barge that was located between 10 and 30 feet from the dock. Private boats shuttled firefighters and paramedics to the barge, where they […]

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