Edmonds-area fire calls, Sept. 8-14


Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 345 calls the week of Sept. 8-14: 246 emergency medical aid calls, 18 motor vehicle collisions, 38 fires, 28 service calls, one natural gas leak, one hazardous materials response and 13 automatic fire alarms. The following calls took place in or near Edmonds:

Sept. 8
HAZARD:  At 6:22 p.m., a vehicle struck a building and sheared off a natural gas line in the 9700 block of Edmonds Way in Edmonds.  Firefighters evacuated the building and stood by with hose lines as Puget Sound Energy shut off the gas line.

Sept. 12
BRUSH FIRE:  At 7:19 a.m., firefighters extinguished a brush fire in a landscaped area of the Edmonds-Woodway High School parking lot.

BUS FIRE:  At 4:28 p.m., firefighters responded to an engine fire in a transit bus on southbound SR 525 north of I-405. The bus was empty and the driver had pulled over to the right-hand shoulder and exited the bus. No one was injured.

COLLISION:  At 7:41 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the corner of Fender Drive and Lake Road north of Lynnwood.  Firefighters transported the injured pedestrian was injured to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Sept. 14
COLLISION:  At 2:25 p.m., a two-car collision was reported in the 22800 block of 100 Avenue West in Edmonds.  Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

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