Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 763 calls May 8-21: 625 emergency medical aid calls, 39 motor vehicle collisions, 40 fires, 28 service calls, 5 natural gas leaks, 1 rescue and 25 automatic fire alarms.
COLLISION: At 4:23 p.m., a three-car collision was reported at 156th Street SW and Highway 99 north of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
HOUSE FIRE: At 7:35 a.m., firefighters responded to a house fire in the 13500 block of 48th Drive SE east of Mill Creek. Damage is estimated at $50,000. No one was injured.
HOUES FIRE: At 3:13 p.m., firefighters responded to a house fire in the 23300 block of 53rd Avenue W in Mountlake Terrace. No one was injured. Investigators determined a lawn mower caught fire in a carport and the flames spread to the home.
KITCHEN FIRE: At 2:26 a.m., firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the 200 block of 124th Street SW south of Everett. The fire was contained to the stovetop. The apartment was heavily damaged by smoke and was uninhabitable. The residents were assisted by the Red Cross.
COLLISION: At 1:34 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital after responding to a two-car collision on northbound I-5 south of 128th Street SW.
COLLISION: At 2:57 p.m., firefighters responded to a three-car collision on northbound I-5 in the Lynnwood area. Two patients were transported to area hospitals.
COLLISION: At 4:36 p.m., a three-car collision occurred in the 2300 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds. Firefighters transported one patient Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
BUSINESS FIRE: At 1:34 a.m., a fire was reported in a two-level commercial building in the 21700 block of Highway 99 in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters found heavy smoke throughout the building and extinguished a small fire in an auto shop on the lower level of the building. The building was unoccupied at the time of the fire and there were no injuries. Investigators determined the fire was started by a battery charger. Damage is estimated at $200,000.
COLLISION: At 3:38 p.m., a motorcycle was involved in a collision on northbound I-5 south of 164th Street SW north of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported the injured cyclist to Harborview Medical Center.
COLLISION: At 4:32 p.m., a motorcycle went off the road on a curve and flipped down an embankment on the exit from southbound SR-525 to Highway 99 north of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported the injured cyclist to Harborview Medical Center.
KITCHEN FIRE: At 2:40 p.m., firefighters extinguished a kitchen fire at a home in the 22370 block of 33rd Place W in Brier. Oil in a pan on the stove caught fire and extended to the upper cabinets. Damage was estimated at $60,000. There were no injuries.
COLLISION: At 6:30 p.m., firefighters responded to 4th Avenue N and Bell Street in Edmonds after a pedestrian was struck by a sports utility vehicle. The pedestrian died at the scene.
COLLISION: At 2:52 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Mill Creek Emergency Room after responding to a two-car collision at 117th St. SE and 51st Ave SE east of Everett.
COLLISION: At 3:32 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision at Highway 99 and Manor Way north of Lynnwood. One car flipped and came to rest upside down. Two patients were transported to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COLLISION: At 3:37 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car collision at 132nd St. SE and 51st Ave. SE east of Mill Creek. Two patients were transported to area hospitals.
Fire District 1 is the largest provider of fire and emergency medical services in Snohomish County, with full-time staffing at 12 fire stations. The department serves nearly 200,000 residents in unincorporated south Snohomish County, Brier, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace.