Lynnwood man to be honored for saving a stranger’s life

A Lynnwood man who performed CPR on a stranger at a park on Christmas Eve will be honored by Fire District 1 Commissioners at their board meeting Tuesday night. Kyle Stone — a Coast Guard reservist who lives in unincorporated Lynnwood — was at Logan Park on Dec. 24 when a woman pulled into the…

Lynnwood man to be honored for saving a stranger's life

A Lynnwood man who performed CPR on a stranger at a park on Christmas Eve will be honored by Fire District 1 Commissioners at their board meeting Tuesday night. Kyle Stone — a Coast Guard reservist who lives in unincorporated Lynnwood — was at Logan Park on Dec. 24 when a woman pulled into the…

Fire at Lynnwood condo was arson

[mappress mapid=”42″] A fire that caused more than $30,000 damage at a condo north of Lynnwood this morning is being investigated as arson. The fire was reported at 3:30 a.m. by residents of a ground-floor unit in a two-story building at the Brio Condominiums in the 15400 block of 35th Ave. W. They both got…

Man seriously hurt in house fire

A man in his 30s was seriously hurt in a house fire on Sunday night. The fire was reported around 7 p.m. in the 300 block of 140th St. SW north of Martha Lake. “Firefighters responding to the call could see smoke from the fire from several blocks away. As they arrived, they could see…

Fire District 1 Board elects new officers

Snohomish County Fire District 1 commissioners have elected David Chan to serve as board chair and Millie Judge to serve as vice chair for 2011. Chan has served on the board for five years. A resident of the Lake Stickney area, he is a business consultant and certified public accountant. “Fire District 1 has a…

Fire District 1 calls: Jan. 13-19

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 288 calls the week of Jan. 13-19, including the following calls near Lynnwood: Jan. 13 CAR FIRE. At 10:25 p.m., firefighters extinguished a car fire on the on-ramp from 128th St. SW to northbound I-5. COLLISION. At 10:47 p.m., firefighters responded to a one-car, rollover collision in the…

House fire caused by an electrical lamp

[mappress mapid=”38″] More than a dozen crews responded early this morning to a house fire in the 6700 block of 180th Street SW. When they got on scene shortly before 4:30 a.m., they saw smoke coming from the attic of the two-story home. Once inside, they discovered the fire was confined to a living room…

Fire District 1 calls: Dec. 23-29

Fire District 1 responded to 377 calls the week of Dec. 23-29, including the following calls in the Lynnwood area. December 23 BICYCLIST HIT BY CAR. At 11:36 a.m., a bicyclist was hit by a car at 47th Ave. W and Beverly Park-Edmonds Road north of Lynnwood. The bicyclist, a man in his 30s, was…

Man injured in house fire east of Lynnwood

Update: Investigators say this house fire was caused by a burning candle placed too close to a Christmas tree. It caused more than $50,000 damage. [mappress mapid=”37″] A 55-year-old man was injured after fire broke out at a home east of Lynnwood on Christmas night. It started around 8:15 p.m. in the 17100 block of…

New fire station set to open in Brier

The newest Fire District 1 station will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, Dec. 11. The Brier Fire Station 18 at 21206 Poplar Way was built to replace the old station in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters based at the old station will begin responding to calls from the new station later this month. Three firefighters are…

Abandoned house hit by third arson this year

[mappress mapid=”33″] A fire that destroyed an abandoned home at 155th Street SW and 48thAve. W. on Thanksgiving has been ruled an arson. When firefighters from Lynnwood and Fire District 1 arrived at 10:19 p.m. they found the house engulfed in flames. The house was already so heavily damaged that it was unsafe to go…

Fire north of Lynnwood leaves a family homeless

[mappress mapid=”31″] A fire did more than $250,000 damage to a home north of Lynnwood this afternoon and displaced a family of six. It was first reported at 12:16 p.m. at a single-story home with a daylight basement in the 14700 block of Manor Way. “Three of the residents were in the basement when they…

Child playing with a lighter starts house fire

[mappress mapid=”27″] A fire at a home east of Lynnwood this afternoon is being blamed on a child playing with a lighter. The fire in the 2400 block of 199th Place SW caused more than $60,000 in damage and displaced a family of four. A woman and her 7-year-old son were home when it started….

Unattended candle sparks a fire in a duplex near Lynnwood

[mappress mapid=”26″] A candle started a fire last night that caused more than $35,000 damage to a duplex just south of the Lynnwood/Mountlake Terrace border. A neighbor called 9-1-1 around 8:45 p.m. to report the fire in the 21200 block of 58th Ave. W. The neighbor then pounded on the doors of both duplex units….

Free batteries on Smoke Alarm Saturday

Firefighters from Fire District 1 will be going door-to-door in five neighborhoods this Saturday to install free smoke alarms and batteries. It’s part of a countywide Smoke Alarm Saturday campaign. “We know smoke alarms save lives by providing the early warning you need to escape a fire. We want to spread the word and make…

Arson causes $200,000 damage at smoke shop and restaurant

[mappress] Investigators have determined a fire that caused more than $200,000 damage to a smoke shop and a restaurant north of Lynnwood early this morning was arson. A deputy reported the fire at 2:48 a.m. after he was flagged down by a citizen who saw smoke coming from a building in the 13900 block of…

Fire District 1 calls: Oct. 14 – 20

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 354 calls the week of Oct. 14-20, including these calls near Lynnwood. October 14 COLLISION. At 3:45 p.m., firefighters transported one patient to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett after responding to a three-car collision on Highway 99 at Lincoln Way north of Lynnwood. October 17 CAR FIRE.  At…

Firefighting drill simulates bus crash

This week firefighters from Fire District 1 took part in a drill simulating a school bus that has overturned and crashed into a building. The drill used a surplus school bus from the Edmonds School District filled with simulated smoke and several mannequins in need of rescue. The scenario is designed to give firefighters the…

Firefighters replace disabled woman's bumpy pathway

A disabled senior citizen has safer way to get out of her home east of Lynnwood thanks to some firefighters. The firefighters from Fire District 1’s nearby Hilltop Fire Station volunteered to replace the bumpy walkway. They took on the project after responding several times to help the woman when her wheelchair tipped over or…

Dozens of people learn lifesaving skills at Lynnwood High

Fifty people learned CPR from Fire District 1 firefighters this past weekend at Lynnwood High School. Students also learned how to use automated external defibrillators — devices that can administer a shock to restore a normal heartbeat for a heart attack patient. “CPR provided immediately after cardiac arrest can double a victim’s chance of survival,”…