Tag: West Seattle
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 […][More]
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 […][More]
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 […][More]
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 […][More]
Posted: July 16th, 2014 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: ammunition, arachnid, blowtorch, firearms, Red Cross, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Spider, spray paint can, tenant, West Seattle
Fire Station 36 hosts an open house Saturday July 12, 2014 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 3600 23rd Ave. SW SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out the completed seismic and safety upgrade of Seattle’s Fire Station 36, located at 3600 […][More]
Posted: July 10th, 2014 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line.
Tags: 36, delridge, Finance Administrative Services, Fire Chief Gregory Dean, Fire Levy, fire station, Fire Station 36, Harbor Island, July 12, Local 27, Open House, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Tunnel Rescue, West Seattle
June 26—Seattle Fire Investigators have classified an overnight fire at a West Seattle playground as undetermined because there was no obvious source of ignition. At 1:19 a.m. a call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire coming from the back of a school located in the 5000 block of SW Spokane […][More]
Puget Sound Energy crews plugged a major gas service line leak in SODO after it was ruptured this morning. At 5:35 a.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a major gas line break at 55 South Spokane Street. The first arriving company found a high-volume of gas leaking into […][More]
Posted: June 17th, 2014 under Fire Line.
Tags: Burlington Northern, gas leak, Marginal Way, mobile ventilation unit, MVU, PSE, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Seattle Police Department, SODO, Spokane Street, West Seattle
The Seattle Fire Department is partnering with the Seattle Public Libraries for a reading program aimed at increasing literacy, and raising awareness of home fire safety. This popular event, usually held in October, was held during the summer for the first time last year. Because of its overwhelming popularity, Firefighter Story Times are being held […][More]
Posted: June 11th, 2014 under Community Events, Fire Line, Public Education.
Tags: Columbia City, downtown, Greenwood, Queen Anne, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Public Libraries, SPL, story times, University District, West Seattle
April 29—Seattle Fire Investigators are classifying a fire at an Arbor Heights home as undetermined. Due the extensive damage to the structure and the danger of the building collapsing, investigators were not able to go inside the home to collect evidence. At 7:38 p.m. the first 911 call came […][More]
Posted: April 30th, 2014 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: 39th Avenue SW, April 29, Arbor Heights, Harborivew Medical Center, Medic One, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, undetermined, West Seattle
March 4—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined an early morning West Seattle house fire was caused by a space heater placed too close to furniture. At 12:52 a.m. a 911 call came into fire dispatcher at the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke from a house located in the 8400 block of 20th Avenue SW. When Engine […][More]