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August 26, 2014 at 9:17 PM

Fuel spill causes accidents, traffic backups on West Seattle Bridge

A diesel spill from a truck on Harbor Island caused two other multi-car accidents on the West Seattle Bridge and significant traffic backups on Tuesday afternoon. More than 80 gallons of diesel leaked across the West Seattle Bridge after a truck struck a concrete barrier shortly before 5 p.m., according to the Seattle Fire Department….

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August 25, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Motorcyclist survives 30-foot fall from I-5 in Seattle

A motorcyclist who fell about 30 feet from Interstate 5 and into a patch of bushes has been taken to Harborview Medical Center. The motorcyclist suffered a dislocated left shoulder and a knee injury, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The accident occurred at 11:08 a.m. at the Swift Avenue South/South Albro Place exit off I-5 north in Seattle. Seattle…

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August 20, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Person pulled from water at Seattle waterfront

UPDATE, 6:50 p.m. | Alaskan Way at University Street is now open, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation. ORIGINAL POST | A person was pulled from the water at Pier 57 on the Seattle waterfront Wednesday evening, according to the Seattle Fire Department. Firefighters are evaluating the patient after performing a saltwater rescue. The…

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August 20, 2014 at 5:33 PM

Victim of fire in Seattle’s Mount Baker district identified

The woman who died in a fire in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood Sunday morning has been identified as Adrienne Wind, 29, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. The fire started shortly before 1 a.m. at a house in the 3700 block of Cascadia Avenue South, Seattle Fire Department spokes Kyle Moore said Sunday….

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August 20, 2014 at 7:52 AM

Unconscious man pulled from South Seattle house fire

An unconscious man was hospitalized early this morning after a fire broke out inside his house in the 1800 block of South Lane Street in Seattle. The man’s next door neighbor dialed 911 shortly before 2 a.m. to report smoke and flames coming from the man’s home; the same neighbor tried to run into the burning South Seattle home…

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August 15, 2014 at 4:33 PM

Pedestrians hit by car in Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood

A teenage girl is in stable condition after she and another teen were hit by a car in Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood Friday afternoon, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The 17-year-old was hit  near 40th Avenue East and East McGilvra Street about 2 p.m., the fire department said. She and a male teen with minor injuries…

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August 15, 2014 at 8:41 AM

5 injured in multiple-car crash on I-5

Five people were hurt Friday morning after a multiple-vehicle accident on southbound Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle. A Lincoln Town Car, a Toyota and a semi-truck collided in the right lane near South Spokane Street at 8:13 a.m., said Seattle Fire spokesman Kyle Moore.  The most seriously hurt is a 37-year-old man who was not wearing a seatbelt,…

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August 12, 2014 at 9:46 PM

Girl, 2, dies after falling from N. Seattle apartment window

A 2-year-old girl died after she fell from a third-story window of an apartment complex in Seattle’s Maple Leaf neighborhood Tuesday evening. The girl fell from the window of a building in the 800 block of Northeast 88th Street around 7 p.m., Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said. She fell three stories and landed on concrete….

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August 4, 2014 at 3:42 PM

Bicyclist trapped under semi-truck in South Seattle

UPDATE at 4:01 p.m.: Fire Department medics transported the 26-year-old bicyclist to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition. The bicyclist suffered fractures and “road rash,” but was conscious and alert. Original post: The Seattle Fire Department is working to free a bicyclist trapped underneath a semi-truck at Fourth Avenue South and South Spokane Street. Firefighters are using industrial air bags that…

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July 23, 2014 at 10:22 AM

Power restored after electrical substation fire near Seattle Center

Update at 12:29 p.m.: Power has been restored to the 325 customers that lost power during the fire at Seattle City Light’s Broad Street Substation. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Update at 11:20 a.m.: Seattle firefighters will let the substation fire burn itself out, according to spokesman Kyle Moore. Once that happens,…

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