Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 315 calls the week of Dec.13-19: 262 emergency medical aid calls, 23 motor vehicle collisions, 13 fires, seven service calls, two natural gas leaks and automatic fire alarms.
COLLISION: At 6:50 a.m., a teenage pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at 220th Street SW and 44th Avenue W in Mountlake Terrace and was transported by firefighters to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COMMERCIAL FIRE: At 10:28 a.m., flames and smoke were seen coming from the basement of an auto repair business in the 13200 block of Highway 99 south of Everett. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. No one was injured. Investigators determined the fire was started when welding residue ignited combustibles stored in an oil-change pit. Damage is estimated at $75,000.
COLLISION: At 8:24 a.m., a pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a van at the corner of 128th Street SW and 4th Avenue W south of Everett. Firefighters determined the pedestrian had minor injuries and he was transported by ambulance to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.
COLLISION: At 11:37 a.m., a collision involving a freight truck and a compact car was reported at 216th Street SW and Poplar Way in Brier. Firefighters had to use rescue tools to free the passenger from the car. The passenger and the driver of the car were transported to Harborview Medical Center.
HOUSE FIRE: At 11:57 a.m., firefighters extinguished a fire at a home in the 5700 block of 239th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace. The fire was contained to one bedroom, but there was heavy smoke damage throughout the home. No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured. Investigators determined the fire was started by a cigarette. Damage is estimated at $110,000.
COLLISION: At 6:54 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision in the 7100 block of Meadowdale Beach Road in Edmonds and transported one patient to Northwest Hospital.
COLLISION: At 12:55 p.m., a van and a car collided at 224th St. SW and 84th Ave. W in Edmonds. Firefighters transported five patients to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
CAR FIRE: At 5:29 p.m., firefighters extinguished a car fire on northbound Highway 99 at 164th St. SW north of Lynnwood. No one was injured.
COLLISION: At 2:49 p.m., firefighters transported two patients to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett after responding to a two-car collision in the 11700 block of 43rd Dr. SE east of Everett.
COLLISION: At 4:20 a.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision at 164th St. SW and 36th Ave. W north of Lynnwood. Both vehicles had heavy damage. Two patients were transported to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY CAR: At 3 p.m., a teenage pedestrian was struck by a car at 219th St. SW and 64th Ave. W in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters transported the injured teen to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
Fire District 1 is the largest provider of fire and emergency medical services in Snohomish County, with full-time staffing at 12 fire stations. The department serves nearly 200,000 residents in unincorporated south Snohomish County, Brier, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and Woodway.