December 2—An overheated exterior extension cord caused a fire at a home located in North Ballard this morning. At 1:39 a.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a call reporting flames coming from a home located in the 9700 block of 1st Avenue NW. When Engine Company 31 arrived, they found heavy flames coming […][More]
Posted: December 2nd, 2013 under Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Ballard, Crown Hill, Greenwood, Harborview Medical Center, Hollman Road, loyal heights, medics, overheated electrical cord, Puget Sound Energy, Seattle, Seattle City Light, Seattle Fire, seattle firefighters, smoke dectectors, smoke inhalation
Seattle-The Seattle Fire Department is partnering with the Seattle Public Library for a reading program aimed at increasing literacy, and raising awareness of home fire safety. The Firefighter Story Times at the Seattle Public Library is part of October’s Fire Prevention Month. Seattle Firefighters will read No Dragons for Tea to dozens of preschool children […][More]
Posted: October 4th, 2013 under Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention.
Tags: Beacon Hill, books, downtown, fire prevention, Greenwood, Lake City, literacy, Magnolia, Montlake, No dragons for tea, rainier beach, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Seattle Public Libraries, South Park, story times, University
A Greenwood basement fire is being called an accidental fire by Seattle Fire Investigators. The Seattle Fire Investigative Unit determined an unattended propane heater started a fire in the basement of a home located in the 8700 block of 2nd Avenue NW. At 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday June 25th, dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center […][More]
Posted: June 26th, 2013 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: 2nd Avenue, Accidental, basement, dog rescue, Fire Investigators, Greenwood, heater, phinney ridge, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters
March 5—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined the cause of a Phinney Ridge apartment complex fire was accidental. A fire smoldering from a roof operation earlier in the day reignited and damaged a small section of the roof. At 6:50 p.m. dispatchers began receiving multiple 911 calls reporting a fire on a roof of a four-story […][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]
October 14—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a fatal North Seattle Fire was accidental. After examining the evidence, the investigator determined a pinched electrical cord in the bedroom was the most likely cause of the fire which took one man’s life and injured another tenant. At 3:32 a.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a […][More]
Posted: October 14th, 2012 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Fires, Public Education.
Tags: Accidental, Combustible Materials, Electrical, fatal fire, Greenwood, smoke alarms, smoke detector
July 3-At 9:31 a.m. the Seattle Fire Department responded to N. 82nd Street and Greenwood Avenue North to reports of a car into a restaurant. Engine Company 31 arrived first to find a Lexus SUV inside the front door of the restaurant. The driver of the car was not injured. No one inside the restaurant […][More]
June 24—Seattle Firefighter quickly extinguished a small electrical fire in the crawl space of a two-story home on the 100 block of North 84th Street. The Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call at 10:09 p.m. reporting fire coming from the basement of a 2-story home. Phinney Ridge Engine Company 21 arrived first to find […][More]
March 25—Seattle Firefighters quick actions contained a fire to the kitchen of a North Seattle restaurant Saturday Night. Around 11 p.m., an employee of the business in the 300 block of North 105th Street called to report a fire in the range hood of the eatery. Engine Company 31 arrived to find heavy smoke and […][More]
February 29—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a home in Greenwood suffered $145,000 in damage. Shortly after 9 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 400 block of NW 95th Street to a report of a house fire. Engine Company 31 was the first to arrive. They found 10 to 20 foot flames coming from the single story […][More]