Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 330 calls the week of April 22-28: 277 emergency medical aid calls, 21 motor vehicle collisions, 13 fires, five service calls, two natural gas leaks, three carbon monoxide alarms, one water rescue and eight automatic fire alarms. The following calls took place in Edmonds:
COLLISION. Two cars collided head-on at 220thStreet Southwest and Highway 99 in Edmonds at 8:17 a.m. Firefighters transported one patient to Stevens Hospital.
PEDESTRIAN HIT BY BUS. A man was hit by a bus at 220thStreet Southwest and Highway 99 in Edmonds at 6:14 p.m. Firefighters transported the man to Stevens Hospital. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.
COLLISION. A car flipped and went down an embankment, coming to rest upside down next to the southbound lanes of I-5 just north of the Snohomish County line at 10:56 p.m. Firefighters transported one patient to Stevens Hospital.
COLLISION. Four cars were involved a collision on northbound I-5 north of 236th Street Southwest at 12:12 p.m. Firefighters took one patient to Stevens Hospital.
VEHICLE FIRE. Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in the 23500 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds at 1:13 p.m.
WATER RESCUE. Firefighters responded to the 23500 block of Lakeview Dr. in Mountlake Terrace at 10:31 a.m. after a canoe capsized in Lake Ballinger. Two adults and two young children managed to get their canoe upright and were ashore when firefighters arrived. All were wearing life jackets. The canoeists were uninjured, just cold and wet. Firefighters gave them blankets and towels to help them warm up.
FIRE. An Edmonds home in the 8500 block of 220th Place Southwest was filled with a haze of light gray smoke at 5:36 a.m. Firefighters discovered the source of the smoke was an electrical problem.
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