Male exposed to unknown chemical

  • Enterprise staff
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2009 5:55pm

Here are selected reports from Shoreline Fire Department:

Feb. 5

Shoreline firefighters responded to 28 calls, 23 of them were for medical emergencies.

At 2 p.m. firefighters responded to a community college science lab for an 18-year-old male who reported having red and itchy skin after being exposed to an unknown chemical.

At 7:30 p.m. firefighters took a 35-year-old male to the hospital after he walked into a fire station complaining of chest pain.

Feb. 4

Shoreline firefighters responded to 16 calls, 14 of them were for medical emergencies, including one cardiac arrest.

Medical calls included a 1-year old child with a seizure, an 8-year-old child who suffered burns after spilling hot chocolate, an 83-year-old fall patient, a man with chest pain at the China Buffet restaurant, and a hazardous materials call when a woman reported feeling sick after smelling some fumes while cooking.

Feb. 3

Shoreline firefighters responded to 18 calls, 10 of them were for medical emergencies.

At 2:49 p.m. firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire at Aurora and 200th Street.

At 4:06 p.m. one person complained of back pain after a two car crash at 148th and 15th NE.

At 6:08 p.m. a full response was called when someone reported smoke billowing from the roof of Safeway at 155th and Aurora. After searching the building and the roof, it was determined the smoke was coming from a nearby chimney and had penetrated the HVAC system at Safeway. There was no fire.

Feb. 2

Shoreline firefighters responded 18 calls, 15 of them were medical emergencies.

At 4:44 p.m. firefighters assisted a 54-year old female who fell at a bus stop and suffered head lacerations.

At 9:46 p.m. firefighters responded to the 76 Station at 204th and Aurora where large amounts of fuel had spilled from a vehicle. No one was injured.

Feb. 1

Shoreline firefighters responded to 15 calls, 13 of them were medical emergencies.

At 10:45 p.m. firefighters were called to assist a man who intentionally overdosed on prescription drugs.

At 3:15 a.m. firefighters were called to an unconscious female, who had intentionally ingested large amounts of alcohol.

Jan. 31

Shoreline firefighters responded to 12 calls, eight of them were medical emergencies.

At 2:55 p.m. firefighters were called to a possible CPR in progress. They found a 31-year-old female who reportedly had taken Ecstacy, but was breathing normally. She was taken to the hospital for a possible overdose.

Jan. 30

Shoreline firefighters responded to 22 calls, 17 of them were medical emergencies.

At 5:39 p.m. firefighters sent three people to the hospital via ambulance after a two car, rear-end crash on northbound I-5 at 236th Street.

At 9:28 p.m. firefighters were called to help an unconscious male who fell off a bar stool at a sports bar — but were cancelled after the man got up and drove away. Police were called to investigate a possible DUI.

Have a question about Shoreline Fire? E-mail public information officer Melanie Granfors at or call 206-533-6564.

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