Crime & Fire

Red Onion Burgers owners, employees and customers raise $10,000 for Chelan Fire Relief fund

Red Onion Burgers owners, employees and customers raise $10,000 for Chelan Fire Relief fund

Red Onion owners Seaun and LaRae Richards, their employees and customers raised $10,000 to benefit the wildfire victims during a Chelan Fire Relief fundraiser Thursday at the Mountlake Terrace restaurant. With the help of a last minute donation of $400 by the Fire 1 Foundation that was matched by the Richards, Red Onion Burgers will be writing a check to the victims of the Chelan Fire for $10,000.... »

Fire heavily damages Brier house

Fire heavily damages Brier house

A fire at a Brier home Friday afternoon caused heavy damage and displaced three adults and a toddler who lived there. A resident reported the fire around 3:10 p.m.at a tri-level house in the 23000 block of 29th Ave. W. All four residents were inside the house at the time of the fire. They safely exited the burning building. Firefighters treated one woman at the scene for a minor burn. There were n... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Aug. 18 21800 block of 55th Ave. W. Vehicle prowl. A wallet was stolen from a vehicle. Aug. 21 5800 block of 222nd Pl. SW. Vehicle prowl. Vehicle registration was stolen from a vehicle. 21300 block of 60th Ave. W. Vehicle prowl. A man reported that his locked vehicle had been ransacked overnight but nothing was missing... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 hires Community Resource Specialist

Snohomish County Fire District 1 hires Community Resource Specialist

Snohomish County Fire District 1 has hired Kristen Thorstenson as a Community Resource Specialist, focusing on emergency medical services prevention and education programs. Thorstenson brings more than 25 years of experience in home health and injury prevention and education working with Fire District 1, Marysville Fire District, the Safety Restraint Coalition and SafeKids and other agencies. Fall... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 13-26

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 13-26

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 854 calls Aug. 13-26: 643 emergency medical aid calls, 60 motor vehicle collisions, 65 fires, 28 service calls, 8 natural gas leaks, 1 hazardous materials call, 3 rescues and 46 automatic fire alarms.  Aug. 13 COLLISION: At 4:35 p.m., a two-car collision occurred in the 2300 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedis... »

Happening nearby: Police seeking owner of dog who bit 6-year-old at Brackett’s Landing in Edmonds

Happening nearby: Police seeking owner of dog who bit 6-year-old at Brackett’s Landing in Edmonds

Edmonds police are looking for the owner of a pit bull/shepherd mix dog who bit a 6-year-old Shoreline boy at the north end of Brackett’s Landing beach last Thursday, Aug. 19. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, after the dog, who was off leash, bit the child in the face, the owner left the scene with the dog and didn’t identify himself. The boy’s mother happ... »

No injuries in one-car rollover accident

No injuries in one-car rollover accident

The Lynnwood Fire Department reports there were no injuries in a one-vehicle rollover accident around 2 p.m. in the 23800 block of Cedar Way. The lone occupant was the driver. (Photo courtesy of Lynnwood Fire Department) »

Happening nearby: Police rescue suicidal woman from water in Edmonds early Tuesday

Happening nearby: Police rescue suicidal woman from water in Edmonds early Tuesday

Edmonds police and Snohomish County Fire District 1 crews were called to the Edmonds waterfront early Tuesday morning after receiving a report that a 37-year-old Shoreline woman had threatened to swim out into Puget Sound and kill herself. Police were able to convince the woman to come back to shore, and she is now being evaluated at Swedish Edmonds hospital, police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure sai... »

Traffic Safety Commission: Marijuana increasing as factor in deadly crashes

Traffic Safety Commission: Marijuana increasing as factor in deadly crashes

Newly released data from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission shows that marijuana is increasing as a factor in deadly crashes. The number of drivers involved in deadly crashes who tested positive for marijuana increased 48 percent from 2013 to 2014. “We have seen marijuana involvement in fatal crashes remain steady over the years, and then it just spiked in 2014,” said Dr. Staci Hoff, the Com... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood firefighters continue to battle wildfires

Happening nearby: Lynnwood firefighters continue to battle wildfires

The Lynnwood Fire Department’s four-member crew sent these images of their work battling wildfires in northeastern Washington. Lynnwood firefighters were deployed as part of the Snohomish County Strike Team. »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Mountlake Terrace Police assisted Lynnwood Police in the arrest of a suspected hit-and-run driver during the early morning hours of Aug. 18. At 3:48 a.m., Lynnwood Patrol Officers responded to a hit and run where a suspected drunk driving suspect struck four vehicles. Police soon located the suspect vehicle and a pursu... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood Fire Department on front line in Eastern Washington

Happening nearby: Lynnwood Fire Department on front line in Eastern Washington

The Lynnwood Fire Department crew deployed in northeastern Washington., posted these photos below after a long night on the line. A four-man crew and an engine from Lynnwood was deployed as part of the Snohomish County Strike Team. State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Twi... »

Happening nearby: Police release video, seek information related to shots fired in Edmonds Saturday

Happening nearby: Police release video, seek information related to shots fired in Edmonds Saturday

A wallet theft in Shoreline led to at least four shots being fired in the 24000 block of Edmonds Way early Saturday, Aug. 15, Edmonds police said Tuesday. A YouTube video of the incident was released by police and is included above. According to police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, officers were called around 3 a.m. Saturday to the scene, where shell casings were found. The incident started when a ... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 6-12

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Aug. 6-12

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 455 calls Aug. 6-12: 343 emergency medical aid calls, 25 motor vehicle collisions, 37 fires, 17 service calls, 3 natural gas leaks, 2 technical rescues and 28 automatic fire alarms. Aug. 6 COLLISION: At 4:30 p.m., three cars were involved in a collision at 128th Street SW and I-5 south of Everett. Firefighters transported one patient to Providence Regi... »

Happening nearby: Family seeks public’s help recovering stolen vehicle containing their father’s ashes

Happening nearby: Family seeks public’s help recovering stolen vehicle containing their father’s ashes

The Everett Police Department issued a press release asking for the public’s help on behalf of a family, whose vehicle along with their father’s cremated remains were stolen. On Tuesday evening at about 5:30 p.m., a victim arrived home in the 11000 block of Evergreen Way in Everett after picking up the cremated remains of his father from a local funeral home. The remains were left insi... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Aug. 7 5200 block of 230th St. SW. Theft from auto. A gym bag and purse were stolen from a vehicle. 6100 block of 219th St. SW. Impound vehicles. A vehicle with California license plates was impounded. Aug. 8 23000 block of 27th Ave. W. (Brier). Burglary. Items from a backpack were stolen from a vacant rental property.... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 promotes six officers

Snohomish County Fire District 1 promotes six officers

Snohomish County Fire District 1 recently promoted six officers: Doug Dahl — Deputy Chief of Operations. Dahl served nine years as a battalion chief, 10 years as a lieutenant and one year as a training officer. Dahl is also a hazardous materials technician. He began is his fire service career in 1986 in Pierce County and was hired in 1989 by the Edmonds Fire Department, which merged with Fir... »

Mountlake Terrace Police report calls up, crime down in second quarter update

Mountlake Terrace Police report calls up, crime down in second quarter update

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department had generally good news to report during its second quarter update to the City Council. Calls to the Police Department were up 10 percent compared to last year but overall crime was down, according to Police Chief Greg Wilson. The Police Department responded to 7,017 calls for service in the second quarter of 2015, an increase over 2014 when the City reporte... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. July 31 22800 block of 56th Ave. W. Malicious mischief. A window at a business was damaged. Aug. 2 24200 block of 54th Ave. W. Trespassing. A tenant, who had been evicted, returned to a residence at a mobile home park where he was not allowed. Aug. 3 7100 block of 230th St. SW. Theft-bicycle. A bicycle was stolen from ... »

Washington State Patrol bomb squad assists Mountlake Terrace Police; explosions heard Thursday afternoon were a result of investigation

Washington State Patrol bomb squad assists Mountlake Terrace Police; explosions heard Thursday afternoon were a result of investigation

Some loud explosions that could be heard Thursday afternoon by residents near Mountlake Terrace Elementary School and the Mountlake Terrace Pavilion were the result of a police investigation. The Washington State Patrol bomb squad was helping the Mountlake Terrace Police dispose of some items found during an investigation. The items included a tennis ball full of gunpowder and two pieces of pipe. ... »

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