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Pet Lizard Saved From Burning North Seattle Home

January 13—Fire Investigators determined an early morning house fire in North Seattle was an accidental fire caused by combustibles left too close to heating equipment. The damage estimate is $250,000. At 1:31 a.m. multiple 911 calls reporting flames coming from the basement of a one-story home with basement located in the 9100 block of Corliss […]

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Fire Damages 2 Units at North Seattle Condo Complex

January 13—Seattle Fire Investigators are on scene of a North Seattle condo complex fire that damaged at least 2 units. At 1:19 p.m. multiple 911 calls came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from the four-story building which is located in the 10300 block of Meridian Avenue North. Engine Company 31 […]

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Late Night Water Rescue off Seattle Aquarium

January 6—the Seattle Fire Department’s Marine Emergency Response Team rescued a 27-year-old intoxicated male from the waters off the Seattle Aquarium. At 11 p.m. a caller reported to dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center that a male had jumped 25 feet from the pier into the water near Pier 59. When firefighters arrived in the […]

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Malfunctioning Food Smoker Causes $30k Damage to Ballard Restaurant

January 6—Fire Investigators determined a malfunctioning electric food smoker caused a fire inside a locked bar and restaurant in the Crown Hill neighborhood of Ballard. At 4:22 a.m., a 911 call came into firefighter dispatchers reporting a fire in the kitchen of a bar located in the 800 block of NW 85th Street. Firefighters arrived […]

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A Large Pot of Smoldering Food Brings Large Fire Response on Capitol Hill

January 6- A large pot of food brought large fire response to a Capitol Hill restaurant this morning. At 12:47 a.m. several calls came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke coming from a building in the either 1500 block of Melrose Avenue. A full response was ordered and 15 fire apparatus and […]

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Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Greenwood Grocery Store

January 5—Seattle Fire Investigators recovered the evidence of a “Molotov Cocktail” type device thrown at a Greenwood grocery story. At 7:03 p.m. a witness saw a person throw the burning bottle against the brick side of a national chain grocery store located in the 8700 block of Greenwood Avenue North. The bottle broke on the […]

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Family Taken to Hospital For Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

January 1—Medics evaluated a family of three after high levels of Carbon Monoxide (CO) was discovered inside their home. At 6:10 p.m. an occupant in the 5100 block of 41st St NE called 911 to report her husband and 10-year-old daughter were experiencing symptoms of CO poisoning. When firefighters arrived they found the mother and […]

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2-Alarm Recycling Plant Fire Ruled as Accidental Fire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    December 31—Seattle Firefighters determined a two-alarm fire at a SODO recycling plant was an accidental fire. The cause was most likely the ignition of smoldering materials or spontaneous combustion of recycling materials. At 10:44 p.m. on December 30, a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a small fire in pile […]

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Beacon Hill House Fire Intentionally Set

December 29–Seattle Fire Investigators determined a Beacon Hill house fire on Sunday Night was intentionally set. At 5:15 p.m. on Sunday December 28, 2014 Firefighter/Dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a fire at a home located in the 1800 block of South McClellan Street. Neighbors knocked on the door of […]

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Fire Chief Gregory M. Dean Retires

Today marks the last day of Fire Chief Gregory M. Dean’s 44 year career.  Chief Dean has been a strong leader in the Seattle Fire Department, serving as Chief for the past 10 years. He was skillful at finding common ground and forging long term relationships. Through his service, he has helped build a successful partnership […]

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