Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Jan. 1-7

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Fire District 1 logoSnohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 427 calls the week of Jan. 1-7: 332 emergency medical aid calls, 35 motor vehicle collisions, 19 fires, 9 service calls, 7 natural gas leaks and 25 automatic fire alarms.

Jan.  1

COLLISION:  At 6:42 p.m., a car crashed into a ditch and flipped on southbound I-405 south of I‑5. Firefighters transported one patient to Evergreen Hospital.

Jan. 2

COLLISION:  At 5:57 a.m., a three-car, T-bone collision was reported at 220thStreet SW and Highway 99 in Edmonds. Firefighters transported one patient to Harborview Medical Center and one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Jan. 3

COLLISION:  At 8:29 p.m., a car went off the road and crashed through a fence and into a garage in the 1000 block of Logan Road east of Lynnwood.  Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Jan. 4

FIRE:  At 7:37 a.m., a fire sprinkler extinguished a fire in a kitchen before it could spread at an apartment complex in the 3100 block of 132nd St. SE north of Mill Creek. Fire investigators determined the fire was started by a candle that was tipped over.

COLLISION:  At 10:42 a.m., a car went off the roadway and crashed into a house in the 3400 block of 133rd Street SW north of Lynnwood.  The driver sustained minor injuries and was treated by firefighters at the scene.

COLLISION:  At 6:20 p.m., a two-car collision was reported at the intersection of Alder Way and Ash Way east of Lynnwood.  Firefighters transported two patients to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Jan. 5

RESCUE: At 5:58 a.m., a homeless man who had been sleeping in dumpster was injured and trapped inside a compactor of a garbage truck in the 600 block of 128th St. SW south of Everett. The driver had exited the truck to unlock a gate and called 911 when he heard the man yelling for help inside the compactor. Firefighters climbed inside the compactor and set up a rope rescue system to aid in removing the injured man. The man was transported by medics to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Jan. 6

COLLISION:  At 7:19 a.m., a head-on collision was reported at 242nd Street SW and 76th Avenue W in Edmonds. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Jan. 7

FIRE:  At 2:06 p.m., neighbors reported smoke coming from a house in the 800 block of 167th Place SW east of Lynnwood. Firefighters forced entry and quickly extinguished a fire in the garage. No one was inside the house at the time of the fire and there were no injuries. The owner had not lived in the house for more than a year, but had some possessions stored there. An investigator from the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office determined the accidental fire was caused by an electrical problem. He estimated the loss at $50,000. The homeowner does not have insurance.

COLLISION:  At 4:45 p.m., a two-car collision was reported at 216th Place SW and 48th Avenue W in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

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