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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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December 26, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Woman in serious condition after Seattle house fire

An elderly woman is in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center after suffering burns and inhaling smoke during a house fire in Seattle on Friday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the fire near 39th Avenue South and South Mead Street at about 2:49 p.m., said Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman Sue Stangl. By 3:30 p.m. the fire was out. The five…

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December 10, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Ex-Seattle firefighters, woman acquitted of assaulting homeless men

A Seattle Municipal Court jury has acquitted two former firefighters and a woman of assaulting several homeless men during a confrontation in March in Occidental Park. The jury had been deliberating for only about two hours before reaching the verdict Wednesday afternoon. Testimony in the trial began Nov. 20. Seattle city prosecutors had accused the three defendants —…

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December 9, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Boat, house fire reported in Olympic Hills

Firefighters are responding to fire that started on a boat and extended to a house in Seattle’s Olympic Hills neighborhood. The fire was reported shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday near Northeast 137th Street and 20th Avenue Northeast, according to the Seattle Fire Department. No injuries have been reported, the fire department said.  

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December 5, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Driver fatally injured after car-train collision in Sodo

Update at 7:52 p.m.: The car hit a BNSF grain train bound for Seattle, BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas said. The milelong train stopped after crews were alerted to the crash, which also delayed four other freight trains. Update at 7 p.m.: Witnesses told police that the collision victim drove around a line of cars stopped for…

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December 4, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Items near baseboard heater cause of West Seattle fire

The Seattle Fire Department has determined that a Nov. 29 apartment fire  in West Seattle was caused by items placed close to an electric baseboard heater. Fire crews were called to an apartment building in the 3800 block of Beach Drive Southwest for a report of an alarm going off inside the complex. Residents were evacuated…

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December 1, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Man hospitalized after car strikes Georgetown building

A 50-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition after his car apparently struck a building in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said medics pulled the man from a car that overturned after hitting a building at 5510 E Marginal Way S. The building was damaged in the 11:45 a.m. crash, but…

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November 30, 2014 at 4:18 PM

Fires damage Seattle nursery and home

Fires caused serious damage to a Seattle greenhouse and a single family home Sunday morning. The first incident, called in at 7:50 a.m., involved a two-and-a-half-story house at 7305 25th Ave. NW. No one was home when a small appliance in the kitchen malfunctioned and triggered the fire, said Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore. Firefighters extinguished the…

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