Tagged with 'fire'

Two-alarm fire hits apartment building in White Center

Two-alarm fire hits apartment building in White Center

A two-alarm fire struck an apartment building at 10746 16 Ave SW in White Center Sunday morning, forcing many residents out into the cold. Here’s a photo from the scene courtesy KIRO’s Maria... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser for Burien Fire Victims is Saturday Night

REMINDER: Fundraiser for Burien Fire Victims is Saturday Night

REMINDER: Our sister site The B-Town Blog, in association with Surgz Promotions, is sponsoring “Up from the Ashes,” a fundraiser for victims of the Jan. 28 Tra-Lee Apartment fire, this Saturday... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Up from the Ashes,’ Burien Fire Victims Fundraiser, is Feb. 16

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Up from the Ashes,’ Burien Fire Victims Fundraiser, is Feb. 16

Our sister site The B-Town Blog, in association with Surgz Promotions, will be sponsoring “Up from the Ashes,” a fundraiser for victims of the Jan. 28 Tra-Lee Apartment fire, on Saturday night,... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Due to continuing cold weather and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has re-issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, effective at 4 p.m. today – Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A Stage... [Read more]

Saturday Afternoon House Fire in White Center Claims Life of Woman

Saturday Afternoon House Fire in White Center Claims Life of Woman

A house fire in the 9800 block of 28th Ave SW (map below) on Saturday claimed the life of a woman in her 70s, according to reports. Firefighters from Seattle and Burien responded to reports of smoke coming... [Read more]

An Eyewitness Account of Wednesday’s Office Building Fire in White Center

An Eyewitness Account of Wednesday’s Office Building Fire in White Center

Eduardo Brambila of MAGO Design stands in front of his office as firefighters work on a small fire in his building. A fire broke out in an office building at 10038 16th SW in White Center Wednesday morning,... [Read more]

HELP NEEDED: Here’s How YOU Can Help Lighthouse Apartment Fire Victims

HELP NEEDED: Here’s How YOU Can Help Lighthouse Apartment Fire Victims

Photo courtesy Union Gospel Mission. On Sunday, July 24th, the Union Gospel Mission’s Lighthouse Apartment building, located at 9820 Des Moines Memorial Way, burned down in a huge three-alarm fire,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Begins Investigation Into Lighthouse Apartment Fire

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Begins Investigation Into Lighthouse Apartment Fire

The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday (July 26) that Fire Investigators will soon be moving a crane onto the property of the Lighthouse Apartments, which burned in a three-alarm blaze... [Read more]

Three-Alarm Apartment Fire Leaves Around 30 Homeless Sunday Afternoon

Three-Alarm Apartment Fire Leaves Around 30 Homeless Sunday Afternoon

A three-alarm fire ripped through a four-story apartment building in North Highline, leaving around 30 people homeless Sunday afternoon (July 24th). Two people were taken to Harborview Medical Center in... [Read more]

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center Re-Opens After Fire Damage Repair

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center Re-Opens After Fire Damage Repair

White Center’s Evergreen Community Aquatic Center (ECAC), which was closed Aug. 31, 2009, then re-opened last May, has again re-opened for operations after going through repairs for fire damage,... [Read more]

UPDATE: White Center House Fire Lights Up Pot Plant Operation

UPDATE: White Center House Fire Lights Up Pot Plant Operation

UPDATE MON. 1/24/11 9:30am: The King County Sheriff’s Department revealed Monday morning (Jan. 24) that a Sunday morning fire in a single family residence did more than burn up the house – it sent... [Read more]