SEATTLE, Wash. | Firefighters and equipment were dispatched to a residential structure fire located in the 10000 block of Sand Point Way NE at 2021 hours on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.
The fire building is a 3 bedroom and 1.75 bath home with 1,600 square feet with a basement, main floor and attic. It was built in 1939, with a finished basement and underground parking garage. The lot size is over 7,000 square feet.
Units dispatched were Seattle Fire’s Aid 25, Air Unit 10, Battalions 2 and 6, Deputy 1, Engines 16, 24, 31, 38, 40, Ladders 5 and 10. Medics 17 and 44 (Supervisor), Marshal 5 (FIU Investigator), REHAB 1 (Fire/Medical Rehab), Safety 2 and Staff 10.
Water Supply – Established with E39 taking a secondary hydrant.
Search and Rescue – Ladder 5 did a split search from floors one to two completing their task quickly, with nothing found. Primary and secondary searches were completed of the whole structure.
Command – Battalion 6 assumed command at 2033 hours.
Per scanner traffic, visible flames were reported to be out the basement windows when first due units arrived. Crews did not find any extension to the attic or to the knee walls. The fire was knocked down less than 15 minutes.
Ventilation operations with fans was tasked to Ladder 9.
Units were starting to be released by Command within 20 minutes from the original dispatched call time.
At the time of this post, the cause and preliminary damage to the the property and contents were unknown.
The Seattle Fire Investigator, Marshal 5 was on-scene.
No reports of injuries to firefighters or citizens was reported by the Seattle Fire Department.
An update will be posted when information has been received.
(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 11/25/2020 2120 PT