Fire SirensFireworks dominate weekly fire calls
Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 392 calls the week of July 5-11: 314 emergency medical aid calls, 13 motor vehicle collisions, 30 fires, 10 service calls and 25 automatic fire alarms.
PORTABLE TOILET FIRE: At 12:37 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire in a portable toilet at Mountlake Terrace High School.
FENCE FIRE: At 2:20 a.m., firefighters extinguished a fence fire at 162nd Street SW and Manor Way north of Lynnwood. The fire was started by fireworks.
DUMPSTER FIRE: At 2:57 a.m., firefighters extinguished a Dumpster fire in the 14500 block of Admiralty Way E north of Lynnwood.
HOUSE FIRE: At 4:57 a.m., firefighters extinguished a fire that was intentionally set in a vacant house in the 28000 block of 3rd Avenue W east of Lynnwood. No injuries were reported. Damage is estimated at more than $75,000.
DUMPSTER FIRE: At 5:25 a.m., firefighters extinguished a Dumpster fire in the 1800 block of Filbert Road east of Lynnwood.
DUMPSTER FIRE: At 9:25 a.m., firefighters extinguished a Dumpster fire in the 4700 block of Picnic Point Road north of Edmonds. The cause of the fire is believed to be fireworks-related.
CAR FIRE: At 8:13 p.m., firefighters extinguished a car fire that caused heat damage to another car parked nearby in the 16300 block of 36th Avenue W north of Lynnwood. The fire was determined to be intentionally set.
COLLISION: At 10:50 p.m., a motorcycle and a truck collided at the intersection of 212th Street SW and Highway 99 in Edmonds. Firefighters transported the injured motorcyclist to Harborview Medical Center.
DUMPSTER FIRE: At 8:22 p.m., firefighters extinguished a Dumpster fire in the 12600 block of 8th Avenue W south of Everett.
COLLISION: At 7:57 p.m., a two-car collision occurred at 5th Avenue S and Edmonds Way in Edmonds. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
COLLISION: At 6:21 p.m., a motorcycle and a truck collided in the 21700 block of 66th Avenue W in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters transported the injured motorcyclist to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.
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, Mountlake Terrace and Woodway.