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West Seattle Home Fire Caused by Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials

July 20-At 1:22 a.m., neighbors called 911 to report smoke coming from the basement of a home located in the 4400 block of SW Graham Street. Neighbors attempted to knock on the door to wake up the occupants of the home. When firefighters arrived to find flames visible from the crawl space of the home […]

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West Seattle Construction Crane Catches Fire

June 25—Seattle Firefighters quick actions saved three West Seattle homes from burning after a crane hit high power lines and burst into flames. At 8:21 a.m. multiple 911 calls came into firefighter/dispatchers and the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from a crane located in an alley in the 4700 block of SW Andover Street. […]

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West Seattle Fire Caused $70,000 in Damage

Fire Investigators determined a basement fire in a 2-story home was caused by improperly discarded smoking materials under the porch of the house.  The damage estimate is $50,000 the building and   $20,000 to the contents. The 911 call came in at 5:46 a.m. reporting smoke coming from the back of a home located in the […]

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West Seattle Two Alarm Fire is Ruled as Accidental

May 1—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a two-alarm fire that damaged three homes was accidental, caused by an improperly installed heater on a back porch. The damage estimate is $2.7 million dollars total for all three homes. On Thursday April 30th at 4:44 p.m., multiple 911 calls came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke coming […]

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Two Alarm West Seattle Apartment Fire Injures 2 Firefighters

A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a West Seattle two-alarm apartment fire was accidental caused by combustibles placed too close to an electrical baseboard heater. On Saturday November 29th, dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting an alarm going off inside a 4-story apartment building located in the 3800 block of Beach […]

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West Seattle Head-On Crash

October 19–  Medics transported a 26-year-old male to Harborview Medical Center after a Good Samaritan pulled him from his burning SUV in West Seattle. At 8:08 p.m. firefighters responded to Sylvan Way SW and SW Morgan Street for reports of a head-on collision between a red SUV and a car. The SUV was on fire […]

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West Seattle Vacant House Fire Causes $55,000 in Damage

August 26—A Seattle Fire Investigator is classifying the cause of West Seattle house fire as undetermined.  The damage estimate is $55,000. The Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting dark heavy smoke coming from a vacant house located in the 9200 block of 26th Avenue SW. The first arriving engine company found all the […]

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West Seattle House Fire Determined to be caused by Electrical Wiring

August 8—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a West Seattle house fire was accidental, caused by electrical wiring. At 6:43 a.m. firefighters responded to a 4800 block of 25th Av SW for an automatic fire alarm. The first arriving firefighters found smoke coming from the rear of the 1-story home with basement. Firefighters rescued two young adult […]

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Firefighters Save Cat from Burning West Seattle Home

      June 28—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined a Delridge house fire was caused by an overheated power cord in the downstairs bedroom. The cause is considered accidental, electrical. Four people, three cats and about a half-dozen chickens survived fire this morning. At 11:19 a.m. the tenants of a home located in the 6500 […]

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West Seattle House Fire Caused by Man Trying to Kill Spider

    July 15- Seattle Fire Investigators determined the cause of a home fire in West Seattle was a resident using an aerosol spray can with a lighter as a man-made blowtorch to attempt to exterminate a spider. The first 911 call came in at 8:27 p.m. reporting a wall fire in a home located […]

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