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Off-Duty Firefighter Assists in Heavy Rescue in Columbia City

                      August 28—An off-duty Seattle Firefighter extinguished multiple spot fires and assisted in rescuing three trapped family members after an SUV plowed into a Columbia City hair salon and Greek restaurant this afternoon. The multi-agency incident began at 1:15 p.m. when an SUV plowed through […]

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West Seattle Vacant House Fire Causes $55,000 in Damage

August 26—A Seattle Fire Investigator is classifying the cause of West Seattle house fire as undetermined.  The damage estimate is $55,000. The Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting dark heavy smoke coming from a vacant house located in the 9200 block of 26th Avenue SW. The first arriving engine company found all the […]

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Firefighters Rescue Man from Burning Central Area Home

August 20—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined the cause of an early morning house fire was accidental, caused by improperly discarded smoking materials. At 1:53 a.m. a resident called 911 after seeing smoke and flames coming from their next door neighbor’s home located in the 1800 block of South Lane Street. The neighbor ran next door […]

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Queen Anne House Fire Caused by Electrical Wiring

August 8- Seattle Fire Investigators determined a Queen Anne roof fire was caused by electrical wiring. Just minutes after 9 p.m. a neighbor called 911 to report smoke coming from the eaves of a 3-story home located in the 2300 block of 5h Avenue North. The first arriving engine company found smoke pouring from the […]

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Green Lake Water Rescue

August 8—Seattle Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Dive Team pulled two unconscious young males from Green Lake Thursday night after more than a half-hour water rescue search. At 9:30 p.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a possible drowning on the east end of Green Lake near the pool. When […]

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West Seattle House Fire Determined to be caused by Electrical Wiring

August 8—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a West Seattle house fire was accidental, caused by electrical wiring. At 6:43 a.m. firefighters responded to a 4800 block of 25th Av SW for an automatic fire alarm. The first arriving firefighters found smoke coming from the rear of the 1-story home with basement. Firefighters rescued two young adult […]

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Blazing Ahead

After just seven days, twenty-four young women from all over the country will be stepping into the world with a valuable understanding of just how powerful they can be. Friday was live fire training at Camp Blaze which signifies the end of a week-long courageous adventure. These young teens conquered raging fires, mangled cars and […]

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Firefighters Save Cat from Burning West Seattle Home

      June 28—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a Delridge house fire was caused by an overheated power cord in the downstairs bedroom. The cause is considered accidental, electrical. Four people, three cats and about a half-dozen chickens survived fire this morning. At 11:19 a.m. the tenants of a home located in the 6500 […]

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Two early morning house fires keep firefighters busy

No one was injured in two house fires that occurred early this morning within an hour of each other. The fires caused a total loss of $170,000. The first fire was dispatched at 2:09 am to a house near 8 Avenue NE and NE 72 Street for a report of a porch fire that extended […]

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Oily Towels the Cause of Early Morning Fremont Laundromat Fire

July 21—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire in a Fremont Laundromat was caused by an exothermic chemical reaction initiated by the clothes dryer and heat. At 2:00 a.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames visible from a commercial Laundromat located near the intersection of Fremont Avenue North and […]

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