Tag: West Seattle
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
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
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
January 22, 2013—An unattended portable halogen work light inside a dog cage is to blame for a West Seattle house fire according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. At 10:39 a.m., firefighters were called to a house on the 200 block of SW Roxbury Street. When firefighters arrived then found the one-story home’s deck on fire [...][More]
November 19, 2012—A cooking fire is to blame for an early morning fire at a West Seattle home according to Seattle Fire Investigators. The fire is being ruled as accidental, caused by transients cooking in the living room of the boarded up home. The initial 911 call came in at 5:09 a.m. reporting a fire [...][More]
Seattle—An unattended candle is to blame for a house fire in West Seattle on Sunday morning according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. The candle was located in a bedroom and the investigator determined it most likely ignited available combustible materials. At 5:05 a.m. on Sunday November 18, 2012, a neighbor called the Fire Alarm Center [...][More]
October 23—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a fire that caused $65,000 in damage at a West Seattle home last night was accidental. The occupant of the home was working on plumbing when the heat from the plumbing work ignited the wall and extended into the attic space. At 10:10 p.m., a call came in the [...][More]
October 7—A Seattle Fire Investigator is calling an early morning West Seattle house fire accidental. The cause was determined to be burning embers from the fireplace igniting the carpet and furniture in the living room of the 2-story home with a daylight basement. At 3:27 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call from [...][More]
September 24, 2012—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire at a West Seattle Home on Friday was accidental. Fire investigators determined the basement bedroom fire was most likely caused by an unattended candle or improperly discarded smoking materials. The first 911 call came in 1:05 p.m. to reports of flames visible from a one-story home with [...][More]
August 13—Seattle Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire in an Alki 4-plex located in the 2600 block of 59th Avenue SW. The Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call at 2:50 a.m. reporting flames coming from one unit of the house that was divided into four apartments. Engine Company 29 arrived to find smoke coming from [...][More]