Edmonds-area fire calls for Dec. 8-14


Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 326 calls the week of Dec. 8-14: 277 emergency medical aid calls, 15 motor vehicle collisions, 14 fires, 7 service calls, 2 gas leaks and 11 automatic fire alarms. The following calls were in or near Edmonds:

Dec. 8
FIRE:  At 1:52 p.m., a small fire was reported at a house in the 8600 block of Bowdoin Way in Edmonds. The homeowner told firefighters that some rags on a range had caught fire, but that he thought he had put them out. Firefighters found smoldering rags and heavy smoke damage inside the residence. They used fans to clear away the smoke and evaluated the homeowner for smoke exposure.

Dec. 9
COLLISION:  At 6:15 p.m., a person riding a scooter was struck by a car in the 500 block of 3rd Ave. N. in Edmonds.  The person was lying on the ground but conscious with no visible injuries when firefighters arrived. Firefighters transported the man to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Dec. 10
COLLISION:  At 8:11 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision was reported at the 220th Street Southwest and 92nd Avenue West in Edmonds.  Firefighters transported one person with minor injuries to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

COLLISION:  At 11:29 p.m., a car struck a parked vehicle in the 8500 block of Main Street in Edmonds.  The moving car suffered heavy front-end damage. One occupant was transported by firefighters to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Dec. 12
FIRE:  At 12:46 p.m., firefighters responded to a chimney fire at a house in the 17100 block of Ash Way north of Lynnwood. A passerby observed smoke coming from the siding next to the chimney and alerted the homeowner. The fire was contained to an exterior wall adjacent to the chimney and damage was estimated at $1,000.

Dec. 13
COLLISION:  At 4:58 p.m., a two-car, head-on collision occurred at 36th Avenue West and Larch Way east of Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters transported two patients with minor injuries to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

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