Fire Sirens

  • <br>Enterprise staff
  • Monday, March 3, 2008 11:36am

Fire District 1 responded to 273 calls from July 27 to Aug. 2, which includes 194 medical incidents, 29 fires, 30 motor vehicle accidents, three natural gas leaks and one hazardous materials response. Fire District 1 serves the neighborhoods of Silver Firs, Lake Serene, Picnic Point, Martha Lake and the cities of Mountlake Terrace and Brier. Here is a sample of those calls:

 

July 27

At 1:22 a.m. firefighters responded to a bedroom fire at a house in the 23000 block of 63rd Place West in Mountlake Terrace. Three adults in the home safely escaped after discovering a mattress on fire. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and used fans to clear smoke from the house. Damage was estimated at $8,000. The fire was most likely started by a cigarette. The woman renting the house has insurance.

Firefighters responded to 132nd Street SE and Seattle Hill Road after a construction crew installing a sewer line ruptured a natural gas main at 8:15 a.m. The break in the high pressure line created a loud roaring sound. Fire crews stood by and Mill Creek Police evacuated a few homes as a precaution. Seattle Hill Road south of the intersection was closed until about 10:45 a.m. when Puget Sound Energy employees were able to cap the broken line.

July 28

Firefighters responded to a head-on collision involving a small car and pickup truck at 5:30 a.m. in the 3300 block of 164th Street SW and transported one patient to Providence Everett Medical Center.

At 1:49 p.m. firefighters responded to a fire at a home in the 2400 block of 104th Place SE. Prior to their arrival, the homeowner extinguished the small fire, which was caused by a candle that ignited the backsplash by the bathroom sink.

Firefighters treated a 14-year-old bicyclist who was struck by a car in the 21600 block of 36th Avenue West in Brier at about 4:40 p.m. Medics transported the boy to Harborview Medical Center. 

July 29

Firefighters responded to a motorcycle accident on southbound Interstate 5 north of 164th Street SW at 10:07 p.m. and transported the motorcyclist to Northwest Hospital.

July 30

Firefighters responded to a one-car collision in the 12400 block of Admiralty Way at 11:51 a.m. The car sheared off a fire hydrant. There were no injuries.

July 31

At 8:32 a.m. firefighters responded to a three-car collision in the 12900 block of the Mukilteo Speedway. One patient was transported to Providence Everett Medical Center.

Firefighters responded to 228th Street SW and 56th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace at 9:41 a.m. after a car collided with a pole. There were no injuries.

Firefighters responded to a two-car collision in the 11900 block of Admiralty Way at 7:48 p.m. and transported one patient to Stevens Hospital.

Aug. 1

Firefighters transported one patient to Stevens Hospital after a car struck the guard rail on northbound Interstate 5 south of 220th Street SW at about 1:10 a.m.

Firefighters extinguished a small grass and fence fire at a home in the 16100 block of 54th Place West. In the middle of the burned area, firefighters found used and unused bottle rockets.

Firefighters responded to the parking lot of the QFC in Mountlake Terrace at 11:52 p.m. to treat a pedestrian struck by a car. The person was transported to Stevens Hospital.

Aug. 2

A car struck another vehicle and a townhouse in the 400 block of 164th Street SW at 6:33 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find the car lodged in the side of the townhouse. The townhouse was unoccupied. The driver of the car was transported by medics to Stevens Hospital.

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