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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 […]


Thanksgiving Holiday Fire Safety

The Seattle Fire Department reminds residents to be mindful of fire safety during this holiday season. Holiday-related home fires primarily involve cooking, heating and electrical sources. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking-related fires. Keep these tips in mind this Thanksgiving Holiday: • Check on food regularly while cooking – unattended cooking is the […]


Judkins Park Triplex Fire caused by Cooking Fire

April 13—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire at a Judkins Park triplex was an accidental fire caused by a kitchen fire which extended through the duct work and into the walls. At 9:53 a.m. dispatchers received a 911 call into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire in the wall of a residential building in […]


Transient Cooking Fire Most Likely Caused Abandoned House Fire in Wallingford

March 11- A fire at an abandoned home located in the Wallingford area was most likely caused by a transient cooking fire or from discarded smoking materials says a Seattle Fire Investigator. There is no dollar loss because the single-story house was slated to be torn down next week. At 1:46 p.m., Firefighter/Dispatchers at the […]


Cooking Fire to Blame for Early Morning Fire in West Seattle

November 19, 2012—A cooking fire is to blame for an early morning fire at a West Seattle home according to Seattle Fire Investigators. The fire is being ruled as accidental, caused by transients cooking in the living room of the boarded up home. The initial 911 call came in at 5:09 a.m. reporting a fire […]


Recent Home Fires Calls for Fire Safety Reminder

October 19–Several recent fires in Seattle serve to remind residents to pay special attention to fire safety. Over the past several days, firefighters have responded to fires caused by unattended cooking and overloaded outlets and extension cords. Here are a few tips to keep your home safe this fall season: Electrical • Avoid using extension […]


South Park Home Fire Caused by Smoking Materials

Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire in a vacant South Park home was caused by improperly discarded smoking materials on an exterior deck. The first 911 call came in at 3:41 a.m. reporting smoke and flames coming from a home located on the 700 block of South Sullivan Street. When Engine Company 26 arrived they […]

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