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January 16, 2013 at 4:53 PM

Hazmat response closes part of Seattle’s Westlake Avenue

UPDATE 5:25 P.M.| Seattle Fire found that the liquid inside the two gray 55-gallon barrels is non-hazardous. Around 4:30 p.m. a  hazmat team approached the barrels with the highest level of security, according to Deputy Chief James Woodbury. “We always take these things seriously,” Woodbury said. “The hand-painted “danger” sign, especially piques your interest.” At 5:20 p.m., traffic…


Comments | Topics: hazmat team, Seattle Fire Depart, Westlake Avenue North

March 13, 2012 at 6:38 PM

UPDATE: Aurora Avenue North re-opened

 UPDATE 10:30 p.m. The lanes of Aurora Avenue North, at North 38th Street (just north of the Aurora Avenue Bridge) are now open. UPDATE 8:25 p.m.: Police say all lanes of Aurora Avenue North are expected to be re-opened around 9 p.m. Five lanes of the six-lane road, including all northbound lanes, have been…


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