Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 332 calls the week of Jan. 20-26: 261 emergency medical aid calls, 21 fires, 18 motor vehicle collisions, 15 service calls, 11 automatic fire alarms, one natural gas leak, four carbon monoxide alarms and one hazardous materials response. The following calls occurred in or near Edmonds:
HOUSE FIRE. At 6:57 p.m., firefighters responded to a house fire in the 300 block of 140th Street Southwest north of Lynnwood. A 30-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the fire and was transported by paramedics to Harborview Medical Center. The fire caused more than $275,000 damage. Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s investigators determined the fire was started by food on the stove.
COLLISION. At 12:01 a.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds after responding to a car that crashed into a parked vehicle in the 4000 block of 225th Place West in Mountlake Terrace.
HOUSE FIRE. At 12:43 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire at an abandoned house at the intersection of 228th Street Southwest and 90th Avenue West in Edmonds. The single-story house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The fire heavily damaged the boarded-up structure. No one was injured. Investigators found evidence that transients had been smoking and using candles inside the house, which most likely started the fire.
COLLISION WITH BUILDING. At 4:19 p.m., sports utility vehicle crashed into a building at a recreation vehicle sales lot in the 12200 block of Highway 99 south of Everett. A boy and a woman inside the building were transported by paramedics to Harborview Medical Center. The SUV fled, but was stopped by Snohomish County Sheriff’s Deputies two miles away on 128th Street Southwest.
MATTRESS FIRE. At 11:51 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire at a duplex in the 1900 block of South Lake Stickney Drive north of Lynnwood. They extinguished a smoldering mattress in the duplex garage where a man and a woman had been living. Investigators determined the fire most likely started when the occupants fell asleep while smoking.
COLLISION. At 8:49 p.m., firefighters transported two patients to Swedish/Edmonds after responding to a collision at 204th Street Southwest and 28th Avenue West east of Lynnwood.