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December 29, 2014 at 6:22 AM

Arson fire burns vacant Beacon Hill house

The Associated Press The Seattle Fire Department says a fire Sunday at a vacant house in the Beacon Hill neighborhood was set. There were no injuries. The Fire Department estimates damage at $60,000. KIRO reports the fire was started on the outside and burned the top portion of the house. Neighbors say tenants had moved out a couple of…


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September 16, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Man pistol-whipped during Beacon Hill home invasion

Seattle police say a group of armed, masked men pistol-whipped a man during a Beacon Hill home-invasion robbery early Tuesday morning. The victims told police that around 2:45 a.m. they heard a loud bang at the front door of their home in the 4700 block of 30th Avenue South. When they went to investigate they encountered a…


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September 11, 2014 at 1:02 PM

Dogs in Beacon Hill attack will likely be euthanized

Two “pit bull-type” dogs that attacked a woman on Beacon Hill last week will likely be euthanized this weekend, according to the director of the Seattle Animal Shelter. The dogs have been under quarantine since biting a woman at Beacon Avenue South and South Cloverdale Street on Sept. 3.  The dogs also bit a man…


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September 4, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Owner of dogs that attacked woman on Beacon Hill unknown

Two dogs that were taken to the Seattle Animal Shelter after mauling a woman on Wednesday are under quarantine. Don Jordan, shelter director, said the dogs, both females, are “pit bull-type dogs.” “We have no definitive information about the ownership of the dogs. They’ve been cared for; they’re in great shape,” Jordan said. Seattle police and medics were…


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August 15, 2014 at 2:36 PM

Teen arrested on suspicion of crawling into Seattle woman’s bed

A 17-year-old youth has been arrested on suspicion of breaking into a north Beacon Hill home last month and crawling into a woman’s bed as she slept, Seattle police said Thursday. On July 29, the victim reported to police that she was asleep in bed, naked, when she woke and realized someone was lying next to…


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August 7, 2014 at 10:49 PM

1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in quiet Beacon Hill neighborhood

UPDATE: 6 a.m., Friday: Witnesses heard arguing and then shots fired Thursday night in an alley in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. When police arrived about 10:20 p.m. they found two men wounded. They were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where KING reports one of them died overnight. ORIGINAL POST: Two men apparently shot each other late…


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November 9, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Man jumps from burning Seattle house

A man suffered minor injuries today after jumping from the second floor of a burning house in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. The Seattle Fire Department reported a man went to Harborview Medical Center with minor smoke inhalation and cuts to his arm after he jumped from a house in the 9300 block of Beacon Avenue South. The man was…


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September 25, 2013 at 1:56 PM

Suspect arrested in stabbing on Beacon Hill

Seattle police have arrested a suspect in connection with a stabbing this afternoon on Beacon Hill. Police spokesman Mark Jamieson said officers were called to the 2000 block of South Columbian Way shortly before 1 p.m. for a report of a stabbing. Soon after arriving officers found the victim walking around, he said. The man was taken to Harborview Medical…


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July 10, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Butane gas in refrigerator caused explosion, fire on Beacon Hill

UPDATE 12:45 p.m.:|  A container of butane gas stored in a refrigerator caused this morning’s $300,000 apartment fire on Beacon Hill, said Kyle Moore, Seattle Fire Department spokesman.   More said the cannister of gas in the refrigerator was left open, and gas from the cannister seeped into the bottom of the refigerator to its electrical workings, resulting in an explosion.  No…


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