Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 368 calls the week of August 9-15: 286 emergency medical aid calls, 21 motor vehicle collisions, 23 fires, 21 service calls, 1 natural gas leak, 1 hazardous materials call and 15 automatic fire alarms.
COLLISION: At 4:45 p.m., a car crashed into a retaining wall on southbound I-5 at the 236th Street Southwest exit in Mountlake Terrace. The air bags deployed and the driver was seriously injured. Firefighters transported the driver to Harborview Medical Center.
COOKING FIRE: At 7:53 p.m., firefighters responded to a cooking fire at a home in the 21900 block of 54th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace. The fire was contained to the stove top.
BRUSH FIRE: At 11:32 p.m., firefighters extinguished a brush fire at an apartment complex in the 15900 block of Highway 99 north of Lynnwood.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE: At 9:17 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a chemical spill at a business in the 2600 block of 162nd Street Southwest north of Lynnwood. As a precaution, the building was evacuated while the spill was contained. No one sustained any injuries or suffered any ill effects as a result of the spill.
COLLISION: At 5:13 p.m., a three-car accident was reported at the intersection of 156th Street Southwest and 52nd Avenue West north of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported one patient with minor injuries to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COLLISION: At 10:10 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the 23100 block of 56th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace. The vehicle left the scene after the incident occurred. Firefighters transported the injured pedestrian to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COLLISION: At 4:23 p.m., a three-car accident occurred at 164th Street Southwest and North Road east of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported two patients to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
DECK FIRE: At 1:26 p.m., firefighters extinguished a small fire on an apartment deck near 156th Street Southwest and 35th Avenue West north of Lynnwood.
COLLISION: At 2:24 p.m., a car struck a motorcycle in the 21900 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds. Firefighters transported the motorcyclist to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COLLISION: At 11:24 p.m., firefighters responded to a one-car, rollover collision on southbound I-5 south of 164th Street Southwest. The driver of the car died in the collision.