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West Seattle House Fire Caused by Space Heater

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 […]

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Car into W. Seattle Pet Store

  February 22- A driver of a car drove into the front window of a West Seattle Pet Store this afternoon.  At 2:52 p.m. the Seattle Fire Department was called to a heavy rescue in the 9000 block of 25th Avenue Sw. When firefighters arrived they found a car through the front plate glass window […]

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Seattle and Denver Fire Chief’s compete for smoke alarms in friendly football wager

Seattle – When the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos face each other on Sunday, February 2, there will be more on the line than an NFL championship. The fire chiefs in Seattle and Denver are making the big game even more interesting by placing a friendly wager,a wager that may help save lives in the […]

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West Seattle Garage Fire Causes $180,000 in Damage

January 23—A Seattle Fire Investigator estimates a West Seattle garage fire caused $180,000 in damage. A neighbor called 911 at 4:47 a.m. to report smoke in the area of the 9400 block of 45th Avenue SW. When the first engine arrived, firefighters were directed to a back alley where they discovered a well-involved fire in […]

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Oily Rags to Blame for South Park Auto Repair Shop Fire

Seattle—A fire at a South Park auto shop was caused by the spontaneous combustion of oily rags according to a Seattle Fire Department Investigator. The fire is being ruled as accidental. At 6:32 p.m. a 911 call into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reported smoke and flames coming from the roof of the commercial […]

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Dryer Fire Quickly Extinguished at West Seattle Adult Care Facility

October 7—Seattle Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire this morning at a West Seattle assisted living facility. The first 911 call came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center at 8:08 a.m. reporting smoke coming from the back of the one-story complex located in the 8400 block of 16th Avenue SW. Engine Company 11 arrived to […]

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West Seattle House Fire Caused by Overheated Electrical Wiring

August 30—A West Seattle house fire was caused by overheated electrical wiring in the kitchen. A Seattle Fire Investigator is classifying the fire as an accidental fire. At 10:27 a.m., neighbor from across the street called 911 to report smoke and flames in the living room of a one-story home located in the 3400 block […]

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Vacant House Fire Caused by Spontaneous Combustion of Rags

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 […]

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Pickup Truck Drives Into W. Seattle Post Office

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 […]

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Investigators Looking for Tips After Incendiary Fire at West Seattle Park

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 […]

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