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Fire Department Responses: Boat and Apartment Damage in Edmonds

Snohomish County Fire District One makes 324 calls the week of Dec. 29-Jan. 4.

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 324 calls the week of Dec. 29 through Jan. 4: 251 emergency medical aid calls, 25 motor vehicle collisions, 22 fires, 13 service calls, two natural gas leaks, one technical rescue and 10 automatic fire alarms.

Dec. 29

APARTMENT FIRE:  At 10:16 a.m., firefighters responded to a . A woman and her 2-year-old daughter escaped unharmed from the burning apartment. The fire was caused by oil left cooking unattended on a stovetop. Damage is estimated at $80,000. The second-floor apartment where the fire started was heavily damaged. A first-floor unit sustained water damage. The Red Cross is assisting the seven displaced residents from the two apartments.

COLLISION:  At 11:54 a.m., a car struck a parked vehicle near the intersection of 156th Street SW and 35th Avenue W north of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported the driver to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Dec. 31

BOAT FIRE:  At 3:53 a.m., in Edmonds. Two 50-foot motor yachts were destroyed and damage is estimated at more than $600,000. No one was aboard the burning boats, but two people aboard a neighboring boat were transported by firefighters to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital to be treated for minor smoke inhalation.

PEDESTRIAN HIT BY A CAR:  At 7:30 p.m., firefighters responded to a pedestrian struck by a car in a crosswalk at 128th Street SW and Eighth Avenue W south of Everett. The pedestrian, a male in his 40s, died at the scene.

January 2

BOAT FIRE:  At 7:32 a.m., firefighters were called to extinguish a smoldering fire that flared up in one of the two boats involved in the New Year’s Eve fire at the Edmonds Marina. The yacht had been pulled from the water and placed in a storage yard in the 300 block of Admiral Way. The fire flared up again at 10:51 a.m. and firefighters had to cut a hole in the hull to reach the persistent hot spot. They also removed a burning mattress from the boat.

Jan. 3

COLLISION:  At 10:19 a.m., one person was injured in a hit-and-run collision on 164th Street SW at I-5 north of  Lynnwood. Firefighters transported the driver to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.

Jan. 4

COLLISION:  At 1:30 p.m., firefighters responded to a one-car, rollover collision on I-5 south of 164th St. SW and transported two patients to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

ELECTRICAL FIRE:  At 1:42 p.m., a in Edmonds.  Firefighters quickly extinguished the small electrical fire. Damage is estimated at $25,000. The residents of three apartment units were temporarily displaced until the electrical system could be repaired. No injuries were reported.

COLLISION:  At 12:38 a.m., firefighters responded to a . The car had been stolen and was being pursued by law enforcement officers when the collision occurred. It took firefighters 15 minutes to free the driver from the wreckage. Medics transported the seriously injured man to Harborview Medical Center.

COLLISION:  At 4:11 p.m., a four-car collision was reported at 128th Street SW and 4th Avenue W south of Everett. Firefighters transported one patient to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

PEDSTRIAN HIT BY A CAR. At 7:34 p.m., a woman was hit by a car at 132nd St. SE and Seattle Hill Road east of Mill Creek. Firefighters transported the woman to Swedish/Mill Creek Emergency Room for treatment.

COLLISION. At 7:36 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Evergreen Hospital after responding to a car that crashed into a ditch on southbound I-405 south of I-5.

Fire District 1 is the largest provider of fire and emergency medical services in Snohomish County, serving more than 225,000 residents in the unincorporated communities of Silver Firs, Eastmont, Mariner, Lake Serene, Picnic Point, Martha Lake, Mariner, Lake Stickney, Norma Beach, Hilltop, Hilton Lake and Pioneer Trails; the Cities of Brier, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace; and the Town of Woodway.

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