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Tag: Greenwood

Firefighters team up with kids to teach fire safety through stories

The Seattle Fire Department is partnering with the Seattle Public Libraries for a reading program aimed at increasing literacy, and raising awareness of home fire safety. This popular event, usually held in October, was held during the summer for the first time last year. Because of its overwhelming popularity, Firefighter Story Times are being held […]

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Greenwood Auto Business Damaged by Weekend Fire

March 3—A fire at a Greenwood auto lube shop was most likely caused by an electrical junction box. At 1:09 a.m. a call came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from the auto shop located at the corner of Greenwood Avenue North and Holman Road North. When Engine Company 31 arrived […]

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Overheated Electrical Cord to Blame for Morning Ballard House Fire

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 […]

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Seattle Firefighters Hit the Books to Promote Children’s Literacy

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 […]

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Firefighters Rescue Dog at Greenwood House Fire

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 […]

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Phinney Ridge Apartment Fire Causes $20,000 in Damage

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 […]

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Greenwood Avenue Commercial Building Fire Determined to Be Accidental

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 […]

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Fatal Greenwood Fire Under Investigation

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 […]

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Seattle Firefighters Respond to Car Driving Through Greenwood Restaurant

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 […]

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Electrical Short causes Greenwood House Fire

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 […]

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