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Early Morning RV Fire Causes $5,000 in Damage

February 24—Seattle Fire Investigators determined the cause of an early morning RV fire in Ballard was accidental, caused by a burning candle inside the coach. At 2:31 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing an explosion and then a fire in the RV that was parked on NW 45th Street and 6Th Avenue NW.  When firefighters […]

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3 House Fires In 90 Minutes cause more than $195,000 in Damage

February 3-It was a busy day for Seattle Firefighters. They battled three unrelated house fires, in different parts of the city, during a 90 minute span today. • 8 people displaced • $195,000 in total damage • All 3 fires were electrical in nature House Fire 1000 block of NE 123rd Street Fire The first […]

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South Seattle Home Fire Caused by Overheated Electrical Cord

  January 22—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a house fire in South Seattle was accidental, caused by an overheated electrical cord. The damage estimate is $50,000. Just after 6 a.m., dispatchers received a 911 call reporting smoke and fire showing from the windows of a 2-story home located in the 2400 block of South Graham Street. […]

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First Hill Apartment Fire Caused by Unattended Food on the Stove

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          April 29 – Fire investigators determined a First Hill High Rise fire was accidental, caused by unattended food on the stove. The damage estimate was $20,000 to the structure and $3,000 to the contents. At 9:24 p.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received an automatic fire alarm coming from a high rise […]

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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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Rainier Valley House Fire Causes $12,000 in Damage

November 1- Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire inside a Rainier Valley detached garage was caused by the occupant falling asleep while smoking. The fire is being classified as accidental. Beginning at 10:58 a.m., multiple 911 calls came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from a garage located in the 3500 […]

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Two Homes Saved in Full Response House Fire in Lake City

October 24- Seattle Fire Investigators determined a Lake City House Fire was caused by a kitchen stove. The fire is being classified as accidental and the house is being called a total loss. 7:40 p.m. Firefighter/Dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting flames coming from a 2-story home located in the […]

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Capitol Hill Fire Causes $70,000 in Damage

October 17—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire at a Capitol Hill multi-unit building was an electrical fire in the stove. The fire is being classified as accidental. At 9:46 a.m. a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke and fire at a 3-story building located in the 1000 block of Summit Avenue […]

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Ship Fire at Pier 91 Determined to be Accidental

September 17—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined an early morning ship fire at Pier 91 was most likely ignited by an accumulation of grease and debris between the back of an operating stove and a wood frame wall. The fire is being considered accidental and the damage estimate is $35,000. At 3:04 a.m., a 911 call […]

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Capitol Hill Apartment Fire Caused $45,000 in Damage

Seattle Fire Investigators determined an early morning Capitol Hill apartment fire was caused by a stove igniting combustible materials left on the stovetop. The cause is being classified as accidental. At 1:09 a.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire in a second floor apartment in the 1400 […]

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