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…More
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A fire caused the evacuation of a Seattle hotel this afternoon. Seattle fire crews were called to the Courtyard Seattle Lake Union on Westlake Avenue North around noon for a report of smoke coming from the seventh floor. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said firefighters entered a seventh floor room and put out a fire inside a hotel…More
A woman driving a blue Mazda sedan collided with the South Lake Union streetcar Sunday morning at the intersection of Mercer Street and Westlake Avenue North. The accident happened around 10:20 a.m. The 31-year-old driver was transported to Harborview Medical Center in serious but stable condition, said Kyle Moore of the Seattle Fire Department. Officials at the scene said…More