Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 341 calls the week of April 5-11: 262 emergency medical aid calls, 22 motor vehicle collisions, 21 fires, 17 service calls, 1 natural gas leak, 2 hazardous materials responses and 16 automatic fire alarms.
CAR FIRE: At 9:03 p.m., firefighters responded to a car fire in the 8700 block of 27th Avenue Southeast east of Everett. No one was injured.
HOUSE FIRE: At 3:05 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire at a single-story house in the 23800 block of 55th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace. Two residents safely exited as flames engulfed the back half of the house. The fire caused $125,000 in damage and displaced four renters. Investigators determined that the cause of the accidental fire was either a candle or cigarette.
COLLISION: At 1:23 p.m., a four-car collision was reported at 220th Street Southwest and 64th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
GAZEBO FIRE: At 7:30 p.m., a recreational fire got out of control and spread to a gazebo next to a home in the 4000 block of Serene Way north of Lynnwood. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and no one was injured.
BRUSH FIRE: At 5:37 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a tree fire at a home in the 1030 block of 188th Place Southwest east of Lynnwood. Twenty-three large shrubs were lost in the fire. Investigators believe a welding torch sparked the fire. Damage is estimated at $5,000.