Crime & Fire

Fire causes estimated $60,000 damage to former City Church  building Wednesday afternoon

Fire causes estimated $60,000 damage to former City Church building Wednesday afternoon

A fire causes an estimated $60,000 damage to the former City Church building Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at 1:05 p.m. by the owner of the building at 21705 58th Ave. W.  The man reported smoke inside part of the building and coming from windows and eaves, but didn’t see any flames. Snohomsh County Fire District 1 Firefighters located and extinguished a relatively small fire in the s... »

Possible credit card data breach at Albertsons

Possible credit card data breach at Albertsons

Albertsons recently was notified by its third party Internet Technology services provider of an attempted criminal intrusion seeking to obtain payment card information used in some of its stores in Washington and other states. The Company has been informed that different malware was used in this recently discovered incident than was used in the incident previously announced in August. The investig... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 hosts open house on Saturday, Oct. 4

Snohomish County Fire District 1 hosts open house on Saturday, Oct. 4

Snohomish County Fire District 1 will kick off Fire Prevention Month with an open house for the public from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Fire District 1 Training Tower (near Mariner High School), 12425 Meridian Ave. S. in Everett. Guests at the open house can: Meet firefighters, see a fire engine up close and spray water from a fire hose. Tour the training tower and learn how to make a... »

City participating in sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign

City participating in sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the City of Mountlake Terrace will l be participating in the sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign. Purple Light Nights™ began in Covington in 2007 and has grown nationally and globally. The goal of the campaign is to remember the victims who have lost their lives, to show support for the countless survivors of violence, and to provide hope for ... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Sept. 20 21200 block of 50th Ave. W. Theft. A boat motor was reported stolen. Sept. 21 6600 block of 222nd St. SW. Theft. A Honda Accord was stolen. 21800 block of 66th Ave. W. Theft. A man reported a backpack, a rifle and BB pistol, two tents, chairs and a sleeping bag were stolen from a locked storage unit. 23200 48t... »

Dispose of unwanted prescription medications at Mountlake Terrace Police Station on Saturday, Sept. 27

Dispose of unwanted prescription medications at Mountlake Terrace Police Station on Saturday, Sept. 27

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department and six other law enforcement agencies are participating in the Drug Enforcement Adminstration’s upcoming Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. The Police Department will be accepting prescription and over-the-counter drugs from 8 a.m.-noon at 5906 232nd St. SW. in Mountlake Terrace. The Drug Take-Back program is an important tool in the fight against dr... »

Dispose of unwanted prescription medications during Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27

Dispose of unwanted prescription medications during Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department and six other law enforcement agencies are participating in the Drug Enforement Adminstration’s upcoming Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. The Police Department will be accepting prescription and over-the-counter drugs from 8 a.m.-noon at 5906 232nd St. SW. in Mountlake Terrace. The Drug Take-Back program is an important tool in the fight again... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Sept. 13 6500 block of 222nd St. SW. Burglary. A woman called to report a downstairs bedroom window was broken in a house. The woman then left the house and called 911.  Police found that many rooms had drawers that were left hanging open. Sept. 14 7000 block of 220th St. SW. Suspicious vehicle. Police responded to a r... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Sept. 11-17

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Sept. 11-17

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 389 calls the week of Sept. 11-17: 293 emergency medical aid calls, 28 motor vehicle collisions, 28 fires, 22 service calls, 3 natural gas leaks and 15 automatic fire alarms. Sept. 11 APARTMENT FIRE: At 6:38 p.m., firefighters were called to an apartment fire in the 13000 block of 8thAvenue W south of Everett. Firefighters arrived to find flames coming... »

Surprise: Mountlake Terrace, Brier receive retroactive bills from Snohomish County Fire District 1

Surprise: Mountlake Terrace, Brier receive retroactive bills from Snohomish County Fire District 1

The cities of Mountlake Terrace and Brier both have received significant bills from Snohomish County Fire District 1 related to retroactive pay raises for the Fire District’s union employees. Mountlake Terrace’s bill is $665,000, while Brier’s was just over $256,000. The retroactive payments are for represented employee pay raises accruing from 2013 and 2014. The size of the bills surprised offici... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 encourages parents to check car seats at free event on Friday, Sept. 19

Snohomish County Fire District 1 encourages parents to check car seats at free event on Friday, Sept. 19

The majority of child safety seats are improperly installed, putting children and babies at risk. During Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 15-21), Snohomish County Fire District 1 is encouraging parents and caregivers to make sure they are properly securing their children by scheduling a free child car seat check. Safe Kids of Snohomish County will be offering free child car seat checks on Friday... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Sept. 4-10

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Sept. 4-10

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 402 calls the week of Sept. 4-10: 319 emergency medical aid calls, 31 motor vehicle collisions, 22 fires, 13 service calls, 3 natural gas leaks and 14 automatic fire alarms. Sept. 4 COLLISION:  At 3:16 p.m., a two-car collision was reported at Admiralty Way and Airport Road south of Everett. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospi... »

Firefighters visit dog they saved from Friday’s apartment fire

Firefighters visit dog they saved from Friday’s apartment fire

  This photo was shared by VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle, who is treating Daisy Mae, the dog who Snohomish County Fire District 1 fightfighters saved from last Friday’s Taluswood Apartments fire. A reader also shared with us a link to a YouTube video of the fire.   »

Fire at Mountlake Terrace apartment complex causes $500,000 damage, displaces 25 residents

Fire at Mountlake Terrace apartment complex causes $500,000 damage, displaces 25 residents

A two-alarm fire at a Mountlake Terrace apartment complex Friday morning caused more than $500,000 damage and displaced 25 residents. A resident at the Taluswood Apartments in the 4300 block of 236th St. SW reported the fire at 8:19 a.m. Flames were coming from three apartments in a three-story, 24-unit building when firefighters arrived, said Leslie Hynes, public information officer for Snohomish... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Sept. 5 6000 block of 244th St. SW. Malicious mischief. Several unknown suspects were involved in a fight in the lobby of a restaurant that resulted a computer monitor being shattered. 21800 block of 44th Ave. W. Vehicle recovery. A stolen car from Bothell was recovered after it was abandoned in a school bus lane. 6200... »

Update: No injuries in 2-alarm fire at Taluswood Apartments Friday

Update: No injuries in 2-alarm fire at Taluswood Apartments Friday

  Three units of the T Building of the Taluswood Apartments were damaged in a two-alarm fire Friday morning. No injuries were reported, said Snohomish County Fire District 1 spokeswoman Leslie Hynes. Firefighters did rescue a dog from the fire; he was placed on oxygen and rushed to the vet by his owners, Hynes added. The fire was called in at 8:20 a.m. and was brought under control within 20 ... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter. Sept. 1 4300 block of 219th St. SW. Theft. A man reported that his vehicle was stolen out of his driveway sometime overnight. The vehicle was unlocked and a spare key was in the center console. Sept. 2 21300 block of 44th Ave. W. Found property. A man told police that two young boys entered a business and handed him tw... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 28-Sept. 3

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 28-Sept. 3

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 381 calls the week of Aug. 28-Sept. 3: 304 emergency medical aid calls, 24 motor vehicle collisions, 21 fires, 14 service calls, 6 gas leaks, 1 hazardous materials call and 11 automatic fire alarms. Aug. 28 COLLISION:  At 5:21 a.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital after responding to a collision involving a bus and a se... »

Bicycle, universal helmets available at Fire District 1 stations

Bicycle, universal helmets available at Fire District 1 stations

The start of the school year means that many students will be bicycling or skateboarding to school. Fire District 1 notes that properly fitted helmets are highly effective in preventing head injuries. Bicycle riders with helmets have an 85 percent reduction in their risk of head injury and an 88 percent reduction in their risk of brain injury. Bicycle and universal multi-use helmets (for bicycling... »

Have you seen this car prowl suspect?

Have you seen this car prowl suspect?

According to Washington’s Most Wanted, this man is suspected of breaking into secured parking garages in Mountlake Terrace and Shoreline and prowling cars by smashing their windows. He also is alleged to have stole a 2001 Acura MDX SUV from an apartment complex in Shoreline. The suspect is a white with an average build. He walked with an obvious limp favoring his left leg. The suspect appear... »

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