Tag: accidental fire
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 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
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]
March 17-A Seattle Fire Investigator determined the cause of fire at a South Seattle restaurant was a grease fire. At 3:31 p.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting flames coming from the roof of a restaurant located in the 7900 block of Rainier Avenue South. Engine Company 33 arrived first [...][More]
March 1- An electrical outlet on the back porch of a home failed causing a fire to a North Seattle home according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. At 10:54 p.m. a call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire at a house located in the 1200 block of NE 100th Street. A mother [...][More]
January 3, 2013- A Seattle Fire Investigator determined the cause of a fire at an occupied commercial building to be accidental. The fire was caused by creosote buildup in ductwork which most likely was ignited by an operating generator and convection oven. At 12:04 p.m. on Wednesday January 2, 2013, the first 911 call came [...][More]
December 31-A Sunday morning fire at an abandoned Eastlake house caused an estimated $45,000 in damage according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. At 10:20 a.m. on Sunday, December 30, a 911 caller reported flames showing from a house located in the 2800 block of Fairview Avenue East. Engine Company 22 arrived first to find significant [...][More]