For many of us, our pets are members of our family and the loss of a pet in a fire can be devastating. It is important to remember that you may have less than [...][More]
Posted: May 15th, 2013 under Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: 911, cats, dogs, Fire, Firefighter, home fire drills, Pet, Pet Rescues, Public Education, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, small animals
May 14- Seattle Fire Department Paramedics and Firefighters assisted with the delivery of a baby along I-5 this morning. At 2:32 a.m., we received a 911 call reporting a mother in labor along Southbound I-5 at Mid-Boeing Field. The caller then reported the baby was born inside the Blue Honda CRV that was parked underneath [...][More]
Posted: May 14th, 2013 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: baby, Baby boy, Firefighters, freeway, freeway baby, Medic One, Paramedics, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Valley Medical Center
May 12—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a West Seattle vacant house fire was an accidental fire caused by the spontaneous combustion of improperly disposed of stain or paint rags. The first 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center at 8:05 p.m. reporting smoke from a vacant house located in the 6300 block of 36th [...][More]
Posted: May 13th, 2013 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: accidental fire, combustibles, paint rags, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, spontaneous combustion, stain rags, Vacant House, West Seattle
Fire Station 14 hosts an open house May 16, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out the completed renovation of Seattle’s historic Fire Station 14, located at 3224 Fourth Ave. S in the SODO District, during [...][More]
Posted: May 10th, 2013 under Community Events, Fire Line, Public Education.
Tags: FAS, Fire Chief Gregory Dean, fire station, Fire Station 14, Historic, Last Resort FIre Museum, Local 27, Mayor Mike McGinn, Neighborhood, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Mayor, SODO, South Downtown, Technical Rescue Team
May 9—Seattle Firefighters determined a post office building is safe to reoccupy after a pickup truck drove into it. At 1:48 p.m., dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting a vehicle into the West Seattle Post Office located in the 2700 block of SW Trenton Street. When firefighters arrived they found [...][More]
Posted: May 9th, 2013 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: Firefighter, Heavy Rescue, Pickup Truck, Seattle, Seattle Fire Deparment, Seattle Police Department, U.S.Post Office, West Seattle
May 9- Seattle Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a First Hill gas station after a car collided with a fuel pump. At 9:18 a.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting flames coming from the fuel pump at a gas station located at the corner of Terry Avenue and James [...][More]
May 8- Seattle Fire Investigators has ruled an early morning fire at the Port of Seattle Terminal 25 as an accidental fire. Three semi-truck tractors were damaged when there was most likely a malfunction in the driver’s side of the engine compartment. At 12:40 a.m. a passerby called 911 to report two or three semi’s [...][More]
May 6- A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a fire onboard a decommissioned NOAA vessel was an accidental fire caused by welding operations. At 9:22 a.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting a fire onboard the 200-foot research vessel which was docked at the NOAA Marina located at 7600 Sand Point [...][More]
Posted: May 6th, 2013 under Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: accidental fire, CO2, decommissioned, laurelhurst, Magnuson Park, NOAA, Research Vessel, Sand Point Way, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, Ship Fire, welding
May 1— At 11:51 p.m. Seattle Firefighters responded to a car into a freeway exit barrier at Southbound I-5 near the Tully’s building. When firefighters arrived they found multiple patients inside the car and one patient ejected from the vehicle. Thirty four Seattle Firefighters and Paramedics responded to the scene. Ladder Company 1 extricated one [...][More]
Posted: May 6th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line.
Tags: accident, crash, extricate, Firefighters, freeway, Heavy Rescue, i-5, Ladder, Paramedics, Seattle, tully's, washington state patrol, WSP
April 14—Fire Investigators have determined a shed fire located at a West Seattle P-Patch is an incendiary fire. At 6:50 a.m., a delivery driver called 911 to report a shed fire located in the park in the 2400 block of SW Thistle Street. Engine 11 arrived to find a smoldering pile of combustibles in a [...][More]
Posted: April 24th, 2013 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Arson Bomb Squad, Incendiary Fire, longfellow creek, P-Patch, Park, Seattle, Seattle Police, Shed, Thistle, West Seattle, Wheelbarrow