Edmonds-area fire calls, week of March 22-28


Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 382 calls the week of March 22-28: 305 emergency medical aid calls, 23 motor vehicle collisions, 21 fires, 7 service calls, 2 natural gas leaks, 2 hazardous materials responses and 22 automatic fire alarms. The following calls were in or near Edmonds:

March 22
COLLISION:  At 4:22 p.m., an eastbound car struck a barrier at 240th Street Southwest and Edmonds Way in Edmonds. Firefighter extricated the driver from the wrecked car and transported him to Harborview Medical Center.

March 23
BRUSH FIRE:  At 6:08 p.m., flames from a barbecue ignited bushes and spread to a tree near a building in the 22800 block of Lakeview Drive in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire before it could cause any property damage or injuries.

COLLISION:  At 9:10 p.m., a two-car collision was reported in the 19600 block of 80th Avenue West in Edmonds. Firefighters transported four patients to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

March 24
DUMPSTER FIRE:  At 11:18 p.m., firefighters extinguished a dumpster fire in the 21500 block of 48th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace.

March 26
COLLISION:  At 12:48 a.m., a car went off the road and struck a tree in the 8000 block of Olympic View Drive in Edmonds.  The driver and a passenger were trapped in the car and were rescued by firefighters. Firefighters transported one patient to Harborview Medical Center and one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

COLLISION:  At 7:50 p.m., a motorcyclist and a car collided at 148th Street Southwest and Highway 99 north of  Lynnwood.  The motorcyclist received minor injuries and was transported by firefighters to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

March 27
CHIMNEY FIRE:  At 9:37 p.m., a chimney fire was reported at a home in the 10600 block of 235th Place Southwest in Edmonds.  The residents evacuated and firefighters extinguished the fire, which was contained to the chimney area. There were no injuries.