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February 18, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Guests evacuated during small fire at downtown Seattle hotel

Update at 6:55 p.m.: Damage to the Westin is estimated at $40,000. The entire north tower was evacuated as a precaution, but guests have been allowed back inside.Update at 4:46 p.m.: Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore says the fire appeared to be under control by 4 p.m. No injuries were reported. Update at 4 p.m.: The fire was…


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February 17, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Car overturns in North Seattle

Update at 9:46 a.m.: The Seattle Fire Department says in a tweet the injuries appear to be minor. Original post: Seattle fire and rescue crews have pulled one person from an overturned car in North Seattle. The car overturned after hitting a rockery while backing out a driveway in the 100 block of Northwest 44th Street. There were three…


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February 12, 2015 at 11:05 PM

Man stabbed at motel in Bitter Lake

A man was stabbed at a motel in Seattle’s Bitter Lake neighborhood Thursday evening, according to the Seattle Fire Department. Medics responded to reports of an assault with weapons at the Orion Motel, 12045 Aurora Ave. N., shortly before 9 p.m. and located a stabbing victim, the fire department said. A 52-year-old man was taken to Harborview…


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February 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM

4 workers injured in accident at Highway 99 tunnel project

Update at 3:40 p.m.: Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, across town at news conference he called on measures to improve traffic safety, said about the accident: “This is not an issue about the tunnel,” Murray said. “This is an issue of worker safety.” WSDOT now says five workers were installing rebar for a concrete wall…


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February 6, 2015 at 2:42 PM

Man stabbed in downtown Seattle

A 30-year-old man has been hospitalized after being stabbed in the chest at 911 Stewart St. in downtown Seattle. Police spokesman Drew Fowler said one person has been arrested. He said many things remain unclear, including whether the person arrested was also the stabbing victim. “He has really good vitals. He’s in serious, but stable condition,” said Seattle Fire Department…


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February 4, 2015 at 9:03 AM

Firefighters rescue man stuck inside railway car after walkers hear yells, see feet

UPDATED, 9:30 a.m. A 25-year-old man who got stuck in a railway car near Shilshole on Tuesday night apparently slid in head-first through a small space accessible from the outside of the abandoned car, according to the Seattle Fire Department. “He slid into the car with his feet sticking out, so for 18 hours he was stuck at…


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February 2, 2015 at 11:18 AM

Man hospitalized after fall from equipment in Gas Works Park

A man in his 20s sustained a head injury and was hospitalized in serious condition Sunday night after falling from old refinery equipment in a restricted part of Seattle’s Gas Works Park, a Fire Department spokesman said. The victim, who was not immediately identified, fell from a height of at least 10 feet, spokesman Kyle…


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January 13, 2015 at 1:59 PM

Firefighters extinguish condo fire near Northgate Mall

UPDATE 2:07 P.M.: Seattle firefighters have extinguished a fire that damaged a condo building near Northgate Mall. The fire appears to have started on a third-floor patio and then flames spread to the unit above, said fire spokesman Kyle Moore. There were no injuries, Moore said. A cause of the fire has not yet been determined. ORIGINAL POST: Seattle firefighters are battling…


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January 5, 2015 at 10:27 PM

Seattle Fire Dept.: Molotov cocktail thrown at Safeway

Someone threw a Molotov cocktail at a Greenwood grocery store Monday evening, according to the Seattle Fire Department. A witness across the street saw the person throwing the incendiary device at the Safeway store in the 8700 block of Greenwood Avenue North shortly after 7 p.m., Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said. The Molotov cocktail didn’t ignite…


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December 31, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Man, 20, fatally shot in South Seattle; suspects at large

A man was killed in a drive-by shooting in South Seattle Wednesday night. The man in his 20s was walking near Renton Avenue South and South Kenyon Street with a family member when he was shot by somebody in an SUV around 8:30 p.m., Seattle Police Department spokesman Drew Fowler said. The man was taken to Harborview…


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