Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 422 calls the week of Jan. 19-25: 303 emergency medical aid calls, 32 fires, 31 motor vehicle collisions, 24 service calls, 27 automatic fire alarms, two natural gas leaks and three carbon monoxide alarms. The following calls were in or near Edmonds:
COLLISION. At 7:09 a.m., a sports utility vehicle crashed into a concrete barrier on the ramp from southbound SR 525 to southbound I-405. Another car crashed into the sports utility vehicle. The impact pushed the sports utility vehicle into a transportation worker who was attempting to assist at the accident scene. Firefighters transported the seriously injured transportation worker to Harborview Medical Center.
ROLLOVER COLLISION. At 4:28 p.m., firefighters responded to a one-car rollover collision on southbound I-5 north of Lynnwood. Three patients – two adults and a child – were transported by medics to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
GARAGE FIRE. At 8:38 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire in the garage of a home in the 21500 block of Elm Dr. in Brier. One woman was home when the fire broke out. She safely exited the house. Firefighters contained the fire to the garage and attic. One car parked inside the garage was a total loss. The living area of the house sustained heavy smoke damage. Damage is estimated at more than $200,000. Investigators have not determined how the fire started.
COLLISION. At 9:19 a.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital after responding to a two-car collision in the 8100 block of Lake Ballinger Way in Edmonds.
COLLISION. At 2:01 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital after responding to a collision at 206th Street Southwest and 76th Avenue West in Edmonds.
COLLISION. At 3:10 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision blocking traffic at 244th Street Southwest and 56th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace. Two patients were transported by medics to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
DRYER FIRE. At 8:35 p.m., firefighters extinguished a fire in a clothes dryer at a home in the 4400 block of 240th Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace. No one was injured and the fire was contained to the dryer.
COLLISION. At 7:42 a.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital after responding to a two-car collision in the 6600 block of 244th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace.
COLLISION. At 8:26 a.m., one car went off the road and crashed at Butternut Road and Maple Road east of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COLLISION. At 9:07 a.m., firefighters responded to a five-car collision on southbound I-5 north of 196th Street Southwest. One patient was transported to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
PEDESTRIAN HIT BY CAR. At 3:06 p.m., a pedestrian was hit by a car at 236th Street Southwest and 52nd Avenue West. Firefighters transported the 18-year-old woman to Harborview Medical Center.