Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 324 calls the week of Feb. 9-15: 272 emergency medical aid calls, 18 motor vehicle collisions, 12 fires, 11 service calls, two natural gas leaks and nine automatic fire alarms.
COLLISION: At 12:35 a.m., a car struck a parked vehicle in the 14000 block of 48th Drive SE east of Mill Creek. Firefighters transported the injured driver to the Swedish/Mill Creek emergency toom.
APARTMENT FIRE: At 3:33 a.m., an apartment fire was reported in the 7600 block of 230th Street SW in Edmonds. One unit was destroyed and three residents were displaced. An Edmonds police officer, who helped alert and evacuate residents, suffered smoke inhalation and was transported by firefighters to Harborview Medical Center. She was treated and released. No other injuries were reported. Firefighters had the fire under control in about 20 minutes and kept the flames from spreading to other apartment units. Damage is estimated at $120,000. The cause of the fire is undetermined, although improperly discarded cigarettes could not be ruled out.
COLLISION: At 4:36 p.m., a car struck a utility pole at 222nd Street SW and 76th Avenue W in Edmonds. Firefighters transported the injured driver to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COLLISION: At 2:40 p.m., a man in a wheelchair was struck by a truck in the 15300 block of Highway 99 north of Lynnwood. He was transported by medics to Harborview Medical Center.
ROLLOVER COLLISION: At 7:22 p.m., a three-vehicle collision occurred in the 1300 block of Olympic Avenue in Edmonds. One vehicle flipped. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COLLISION: At 6:38 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision at 164th Street SW and Alderwood Mall Parkway north of Lynnwood. Five patients with minor injuries were transported to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
Fire District 1 is the largest provider of fire and emergency medical services in Snohomish County, serving more than 220,000 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.