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Tag: Accidental

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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North Seattle House Fire Caused by Overheated Fan

August 13- A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a North Seattle house fire suffered $275,000 damage after an electrical fan overheated. The fire is being classified as an accidental fire. Engine Company 31 arrived to find a heavy column of black smoke and flames pouring from the 2nd floor of a split level home. The fire […]

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Queen Anne Apartment Fire Caused by Food on the Stove

July 31- A Queen Anne Apartment fire was caused by unattended food on the stove according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. At 11:28 p.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke from a third floor apartment of a four-story complex located in the 800 block of Queen Anne Avenue […]

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90 Firefighters Battled South Lake Union Boat Fire

July 24—A boat fire at a Marine along Westlake Avenue North was determined to be an accidental fire caused by an electrical/mechanical failure in the engine compartment. At 7:13 p.m. multiple 911 calls came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center for reporting smoke pouring from a boat under a covered moorage located in the […]

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House Fire in Ballard/Fremont Neighborhood Causes more than $400,000 in Damage

July 23—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire at a home located in the 4100 block of 3rd Avenue NW was an accidental fire. At 10:08 p.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call regarding a house fire. When firefighters arrived, they found a full-involved 2 ½-story house on fire. Firefighters used large […]

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