Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 334 calls the week of Feb. 24-March 3: 261 emergency medical aid calls, 17 motor vehicle collisions, 24 fires, 10 service calls, 21 automatic fire alarms and one natural gas leak. The following calls were in or near Edmonds:
DECK FIRE. At 10:46 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire on the deck of a split-entry home in the 7200 block of 226th Place Southwest in Mountlake Terrace. No one was injured. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire that was started when flames from a barbecue spread to a free-standing, vinyl gazebo. The fire was contained to the deck and did not spread to the house. Damage is estimated at $7,000.
BEDROOM FIRE. At 2:32 a.m., a smoke alarm sounded and alerted a family to a fire in their home in the 14600 block of 32nd Place West north of Lynnwood. All occupants safely exited the home. Firefighters extinguished a smoldering mattress in a bedroom. It appeared the fire was started by a reading lamp that came in contact with bedding. Damage was limited to the mattress, bedding and smoke stains on the bedroom wall. Firefighters treated a woman at the scene for minor smoke inhalation.
COLLISION. At 9:42 a.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds after responding to a two-car collision at 216th Street Southwest and Highway 99 in Edmonds.
CAR FIRE. At 10:45 a.m., firefighters extinguished a car fire at 233rd Street Southwest and 84th Avenue West in Edmonds.
WIND KNOCKS DOWN WIRES, TREES. From 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., firefighters responded to 10 calls related to high winds blowing branches into power lines and knocking down trees. Most calls were in the Edmonds area. At 9:47 a.m., a large tree fell across the road and took out a transformer in the 20600 block of 78th Place West in Edmonds. Another tree fell at 10:23 a.m. and blocked Beverly Park Road between Pacific Place and 132nd Street Southwest north of Lynnwood. At 12:08 p.m., a tree fell on a house in the 3400 block of Russet Road in Brier. No one was injured.