Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 366 calls the week of Sept. 16-23: 314 emergency medical aid calls, 11 fires, 20 motor vehicle collisions, 13 service calls, 15 fire alarms, three natural gas leaks and one carbon monoxide alarms. The following calls took place in or near Edmonds:
COLLISION. At 10:23 p.m., firefighters took one patient to Swedish Edmonds Hospital after responding to a two-car collision at 228th Street Southwest and Locust Way east of Brier.
ARSON FIRE. At 6:29 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire in the business office of Canopy World in the 21500 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds. Flames and black smoke were coming out the back of the building when firefighters arrived. About 30 firefighters from Fire District 1, Lynnwood and Shoreline responded to the fire. It took about 30 minutes to bring the fire under control. Investigators determined the fire was intentionally set. Witnesses saw a man fleeing from the scene and he was apprehended by police a short time later after crashing his car not far from the fire scene. He had burns on his arms and was transported by firefighters to Harborview Medical Center. Fire damage to the business is estimated at more than $100,000.
COLLISION. At 10:40 p.m., A car crashed into a pole in the 22800 block of 76th Avenue West in Edmonds. The driver fled on foot. A passenger was trapped in the car. It took firefighters about 10 minutes to free the passenger, who was then transported by aid car to Harborview Medical Center.
MOTORCYCLE CRASH. At 6:35 a.m., a motorcyclist lost control and crashed in the 2100 block of 192nd Pl. SW east of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported the motorcyclist to Swedish Edmonds Hospital.