Edmonds-area fire calls, week of Feb. 9-15

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 324 calls the week of Feb. 9-15: 272 emergency medical aid calls, 18 motor vehicle collisions, 12 fires, 11 service calls, 2 natural gas leaks and 9 automatic fire alarms. The following calls were in or near Edmonds:

Feb. 12

APARTMENT FIRE:  At 3:33 a.m., an apartment fire was reported in the 7600 block of 230th Street SW in Edmonds.  One unit was destroyed and three residents were displaced. An Edmonds police officer, who helped alert and evacuate residents, suffered smoke inhalation and was transported by firefighters to Harborview Medical Center. She was treated and released. No other injuries were reported. Firefighters had the fire under control in about 20 minutes and kept the flames from spreading to other apartment units. Damage is estimated at $120,000.  The cause of the fire is undetermined, although improperly discarded cigarettes could not be ruled out.

COLLISION:  At 4:36 p.m., a car struck a utility pole at 222nd Street SW and 76th Avenue W in Edmonds. Firefighters transported the injured driver to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Feb. 14

COLLISION:  At 2:40 p.m., a man in a wheelchair was struck by a truck in the 15300 block of Highway 99 north of Lynnwood. He was transported by medics to Harborview Medical Center.

ROLLOVER COLLISION:  At 7:22 p.m., a three-vehicle collision occurred in the 1300 block of Olympic Avenue in Edmonds. One vehicle flipped. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Feb. 15

COLLISION:  At 6:38 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision at 164th Street SW and Alderwood Mall Parkway north of Lynnwood.  Five patients with minor injuries were transported to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.


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