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Fire Department Responses: Fire Caused by a Faulty In-Wall Electric Heater

Snohomish County Fire District 1 makes 374 calls the week of Oct. 18-24.

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 374 calls the week of October 18-24:  284 emergency medical aid calls, 37 motor vehicle collisions, 26 fires, 6 service calls, three natural gas leaks, one hazardous materials call and 17 automatic fire alarms.

Oct. 18

COLLISION: At 6:03 p.m., a three-car collision was reported at 230th Street SW and 56th Avenue W in Mountlake Terrace. One person received minor injuries and was transported by firefighters to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Oct. 20

COLLISION WITH FIRE: At 2:52 a.m., firefighters responded to the 400 block of 213th Pl. SW east of Lynnwood where a car struck a tree and caught fire. Witnesses reported the occupants left the scene on foot before police and firefighters arrived. Firefighters extinguished the fire. No one was injured.

DUMPSTER FIRE: At 11:33 a.m., firefighters extinguished a fire in a Dumpster that set off the fire alarms at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of 164th Street SW north of Lynnwood.

COLLISION: At 2:03 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett after responding to a one-car collision in the 13000 block of 29th Avenue SE east of Everett.

COLLISION: At 8:32 p.m., a head-on collision occurred at Admiralty Way and Airport Road south of Everett. Firefighters transported three patients to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

COLLISION: At 8:39 p.m., a three-car head-on collision was reported at 156th Street SW and Highway 99 north of Lynnwood. Three occupants were injured and were taken by aid cars to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Oct. 22

COLLISION: At 4:30 p.m., a two-car collision was reported at 120th Street SW and 4th Avenue W south of Everett. Firefighters transported three patients with minor injuries to Swedish/Mill Creek Emergency Room.

Oct. 23

COLLISION: At 3:29 p.m., firefighters responded to a three-car collision on northbound I-5 at 220th St. SW in Mountlake Terrace and transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Oct. 24

COLLISION: At 1:46 p.m., firefighters responded to a collision involving a semi-truck and multiple vehicles on northbound I-5 north of 236th St. SW in Mountlake Terrace. One patient was transported by medic unit to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

WALL FIRE:  At 5:07 p.m., neighbors reported smoke coming from the eaves of a house in the 23500 block of 75th Ave. W in Edmonds. Firefighters quickly located and extinguished a small fire caused by a faulty in-wall electric heater. Damage was minimal and no one was injured.

GARBAGE FIRE: At 5:52 p.m., firefighters extinguished a small fire in a waste basket in a bedroom at a home in the 1000 block of Crawford Road east of Lynnwood. No one was injured. The fire extended to the floor beneath the water basket, but damage was minimal.

Fire District 1 is the largest provider of fire and emergency medical services in Snohomish County, with full-time staffing at 12 fire stations. The department serves nearly  200,000 residents in unincorporated south Snohomish County, Brier, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and Woodway.

Kristina Hardy November 02, 2012 at 06:53 PM
WOW! Busy week for the Edmonds Fire Department. Thank you all for your excellent community service. God bless.
Brian Soergel November 02, 2012 at 07:20 PM
Kristiana: Especially on Oct. 20!

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