Just in: Seattle Fire is busy with January Fires

Published 1/8/2022 0200 PT

SEATTLE, Washington — Firefighters were busy on Friday which seemed to have started at the beginning of January with more responses well into late-night hours with fires in buildings throughout the City limits.

Here is a snippet of some of the fires, Seattle Firefighters have responded to. (Note: This is only a partial list of fire responses for this month, ending at 2359 PT hours on January 7th.

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January 7, 2022, Friday

1808 PT | 2100 block of 6th Avenue West | Fire in Building

A14 AIR10 B4 B6 DEP1 E18 E2 E20 E41 E9 L4 L8 M18 M44 R1 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 dispatched. This is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath home valued at $1,004,000 which was built in 1942. It is estimated to be worth in today’s market at $1,170,100.

2217 PT | Pike Street x 2nd Avenue | Fire in Building

A5 AIR10 B2 B5 DEP1 E10 E2 E25 E5 E8 L1 L10 L4 M26 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 dispatched. This was stated as a possible suspicious fire. It was quickly tapped. Abandoned building – 4story. The fire was on the exterior of the structure with minor extension to the interior. MAR5 investigating.

2217 | 1500 block of 2nd Avenue | Fire in Building

A third fire in building call with the following dispatched: A5 AIR10 B2 B5 DEP1 E10 E2 E25 E5 E8 L1 L10 L4 M26 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10. Fire tapped at 2337 PT. This is a residential structure built in 1905 which is a 3-bedroom, 1.75 bath home. It is assessed at $1,055,00 by the assessor’s office and valued at $1,329,000.

1737 PT | 300 block of Marion Street | Fire in Building

A14 AIR10 B2 B5 DEP1 E10 E2 E25 E5 E6 L1 L10 L4 M10 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 dispatched. This building is owned by a business and the building was built in 1916 and made of reinforced concrete. This is subsidized housing, which has three stories and 112 units that are approximately an average size of 180-420 square feet per unit. This building is worth $20,647,000 and has not been assessed taxes since 1998

January 6, 2022, Thursday

0131 | 80 South Jackson Street | Fire in Building

A5 AIR10 B2 B5 DEP1 E10 E2 E25 E5 E6 L1 L3 L4 M10 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 dispatched. A small fire was reported in the stairwell of a residential building. This is the 80 South Jackson Lofts. This building was built in the year 1900, has four stories, and is considered a condo building. Located in the Pioneer Square area.

January 5, 2022, Wednesday

1711 | 6400 California Avenue SW | Fire in Building

A10 A14 AIR240-260 B2 B5 B7 E11 E13 E26 E29 E30 E36 E6 L1 L11 L13 M32 MAR5 R1 dispatched. This structure is owned and operated by the Seattle Housing Authority.

1701 | 11700 block Pinehurst Way NW | Fire in Highrise

A31 AIR10 B4 B6 DEP1 E21 E24 E31 E39 E40 L5 L8 L9 M31 M44 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 dispatched. This building was listed as the former home to East Souk Gifts. This was a working fire in a basement of an abandoned building. It was assessed as $625,700 on Zillow, Assessed $622,800 by the Assessor’s Office.

January 4, 2022, Tuesday

1930 | 100 block Taylor Avenue North | Fire in Building

A2 AIR10 B2 B4 DEP1 E10 E2 E25 E5 E8 L1 L10 L4 M10 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10. These are the Century Apartments. It is located next to the Seattle Center and a few minutes from downtown Seattle, South Lake Union, Queen Anne, and Belltown. It was recently recognized by the Washington State Multi-Family Housing Association. Per assessor records, this building is valued at $23,000,000.

January 3, 2022, Monday

2344 | 2400 block of Utah Avenue South | Fire in Building

A10 A14 AIR10 B2 B5 B7 DEP1 E10 E13 E2 E25 E30 E36 E5 L1 L3 L4 M1 M44 MAR5 R1 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 dispatched. This is the building that Starbucks HQ is located. The building was recently assessed at almost $270,000,000.

1737 | 1400 block Densmore Avenue North | Fire in Building

A86 AIR 240-260 B4 B6 DEP1 E17 E21 E24 E39 E40 L5 L8 L9 M10 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 responded. This is a multi-story residential structure assessed at $756,000 and worth $814,700.

1259 | 3500 Rainier Avenue South | Fire in Building

A10 AIR 240-260 B2 B5 DEP1 E10 E13 E25 E36 E5 L1 L12 L3 M10 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 assigned. A small fire was reported in an apartment unit, out by sprinklers. This is The Estelle, which provides permanent supportive housing for 91 formerly homeless individuals. Owned and operated by DESC.

0903 | 4000 block of Corliss Avenue North | Fire in Building

AIR 240-260 B4 B6 DEP1 E18 E21 E38 E8 E9 L4 L8 L9 M17 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 dispatched. A working fire was reported in a residence. The fire was quickly put out and no injuries were reported. Cause under investigation.

0903 | 4000 block of Corliss Avenue North | Fire in Building

E18 E21 E38 E8 E9 L4 L8 L9 REHAB1 dispatched. The fire was located in the attic. All occupants were safely evacuated. This is a 2.5 story 5 bedroom, 4 bath home with an attached garage which was sold on 10/15/2021 for $2,575,000. It is appraised at $1,316,000. The structure was built in 2021. This is for two separate fires in the same block.

January 2, 2022, Sunday

0758 | 7300 block MLK Jr Way South | Fire in Building

A84 AIR 240-260 B2 B5 DEP1 E13 E27 E28 E30 E33 L12 L3 M28 M44 MAR5 R1 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 dispatched. Well-involved Vacant building fire. Primary/secondary searches completed. Nothing found. No injuries were reported. Per Trulia, the home is listed as a 2-bedroom, 1 bath home built in 1926 was assessed in 2020 as $828,00 and sold on July 1, 2021, for $1,770,000.

January 1, 2022

11500 block 40th Avenue NE | Fire in Building

A31 AIR 240-260 B2 B6 DEP1 E24 E31 E38 E39 E40 L10 L5 L9 M31 M44 MAR5 REHAB1 SAFT2 STAF10 assigned. This is a private residential home built in 1947 and listed as a 3-bedroom, 1 bath structure owned by a business. It is assessed at $121,100. It was sold on 12/16/2021 for $610,000. It is estimated to be worth $702,100 in today’s market.

(Sources: King County Assessor, Zillow, Trulia, SFD, SFD Major Incidents, Seattle Fire Incidents, City of Seattle)

(c) 2022 NW Fire Blog

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