Tag: smoke detector
April 29—Seattle Fire Investigators determined an early morning apartment fire in West Seattle was caused by an electrical malfunction in the kitchen range which ignited combustible materials in the kitchen. Investigators say the kitchen fire extended to the living room of the bottom level unit. The fire is being ruled accidental. At 2:10 a.m. a [...][More]
Posted: April 29th, 2013 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Accidental, combustible, Electrical, fire alarm center, King County Metro, Kitchen Fire, Seattle Public Libraries, seattle public library, smoke detector, Southwest Branch, West Seattle. California
December 12 –Seattle Fire Investigators are calling a fatal fire in Crown Hill undetermined. Investigators are waiting for the results of the medical examiners autopsy before determining the final cause of the fire. On Tuesday December 11, 2012 at 7:34 p.m. dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls regarding a fire at [...][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
April 12—A working smoke detector is credited with saving a Seattle grandmother and her family during a home fire this morning in Wallingford. At 3:39 a.m. the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting fire at a home in the 5600 block of Kirkwood Place North. Engine 17 arrived to find heavy smoke and [...][More]