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Tag: overheated electrical

Rainier Valley House Fire Causes $70,000 in Damage

June 28—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a fire at a Rainier Valley house was accidental and caused by an overheated electrical system. Dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls at 9:21 a.m. reporting a fire in a home located on the 4200 block of South Elmgrove Street. Engine Company 33 spotted a […]

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Overheated Ceiling Fan to Blame for North Seattle Fire

March8- An overheated electrical ceiling fan is to blame for a North Seattle house fire according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. The fan/light fixture in the main floor bathroom overheated and began smoldering which ignited the house on the 11200 block of Fremont Avenue North. At 12:30 p.m. the first 911 call came into the […]

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An Overheated Electrical Outlet Caused a Weekend House Fire in North Seattle

March 1- An electrical outlet on the back porch of a home failed causing a fire to a North Seattle home according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. At 10:54 p.m. a call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire at a house located in the 1200 block of NE 100th Street. A mother […]

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Forklift Fire Causes $15,000 Damage in Georgetown Building

February 16— Seattle Fire Investigator determined a fire inside a Georgetown industrial building was an accidental fire caused by overheated electrical wiring in a forklift. At 2:13 a.m., a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center from a security guard who saw smoke coming from the 2-story industrial equipment repair business. Georgetown’s Engine Company […]

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Electricity to Blame for Seward Park House Fire

December 26—An early morning house fire on Seward Park Avenue South was caused by an overheated electrical wiring according to Seattle Fire Investigators. The fire caused 60 thousand dollars damage to the home and 10 thousand dollars damage to the contents. At 7:20 a.m. a neighbor called 911 to report flames coming from a home […]

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U-District Restaurant Fire Caused By Overheated Electrical Wiring

October 16—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a fire at a University District restaurant was accidental, caused by overheated electrical wiring in the kitchen. At 2:45 a.m. the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting grey smoke coming from the alley between 50th and 52nd Street. University District Engine Company 17 arrived to find coming […]

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Ballard Car Fire Caused by Overheated Electrical System

August 28 – A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a car fire last night in Ballard was caused by an overheated electrical system in a locked minivan. The cause is being ruled as accidental. At 9:47 p.m., on Monday August 27, Seattle Firefighters were called to the 5700 block of NW 58th Street for reports of […]

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