Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 347 calls the week of March 17-23: 292 emergency medical aid calls, 14 fires, 18 motor vehicle collisions, 11 service calls, 10 automatic fire alarms, one natural gas leak and one technical rescue response. The following calls took place in or near Edmonds:
HOUSE FIRE. At 2:01 p.m., a fire was reported at a home in the 18900 block of 20th Place West east of Lynnwood. A teenager and her younger sister safely exited the home after a smoke alarm alerted them to the fire. Firefighters quickly brought the fire under control. Fire damage was contained to the master bedroom and bathroom, but there was heavy smoke damage throughout the home. The loss is estimated at $60,000. The Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s office determined the fire was most likely started by a faulty hair dryer.
COLLISION. At 5:34 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Northwest Hospital after responding to a three-car collision at 238th Street Southwest and Highway 99 in Edmonds.
COLLISION. At 7:35 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision in the 20500 block of Richmond Road east of Lynnwood. Two patients were transported by ambulance to Swedish/Edmonds.
COLLISION. At 2:57 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Mill Creek after responding to a two-car collision at 148th Street Southwest and Highway 99 in Lynnwood.
COLLISION. At 7:10 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Harborview Medical Center after responding to a collision involving a pickup truck and a car at 228th Street Southwest and Highway 99 in Edmonds.
COLLISION. At 2:28 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds after responding to a car that crashed into a telephone pole at Main Street and Olympic Avenue in Edmonds.