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, one natural gas leak, two 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 SE 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 W 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 SW and 64th Avenue W 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.
COLLISION: At 2:32 p.m., a two-car collision was reported at 134th Place SE and 58th Drive SE east of Everett. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital and one patient to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.
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 SW 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.
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.