Snoqualmie Fire Department
Thursday, Aug. 31
Fuel spill: At 7:46 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters arrived at a fuel spill reported from an unknown source at S.R. 202 and the Snoqualmie Parkway. A 55-gallon container was the source of the spill. Crews notified the Washington State Patrol and Snoqualmie Public Works Department about the spill, to arrange cleanup.
Friday, Sept. 1
Bark fire: At 7:06 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a bark fire. They arrived at the scene of the report to find residents extinguishing a 2-by-2-foot smoldering bark fire, which was likely caused by disposed cigarette. Residents said this had previously occurred in the same area with same cause. Cigarette butts were found scattered all around the smoldering areas. Firefighters saturated the area with water.
Saturday, Sept. 2
Porch fire: At 4:07 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were called to a house fire on SE Kinsey Street. They arrived to find flames coming from the eaves of the front porch roof. They extinguished the fire and assisted with searching for the occupants and giving them aid. There were no injuries. The King County Sheriff’s Office fire investigator determined that the source was mulch put next to the house a few days earlier. The composting mulch ignited a bush next to the house, exposing flamed to the porch roof.
Tuesday, Sept. 5
Collision: At 7:17 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters assisted with extricating a patient from under the passenger-side dashboard, damaged when the car had been in an accident. The patient was extricated without tools and prepared for transport to an area hospital.
Wednesday, Sept. 6
Water leak: At 8:22 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire alarm at a private home. Upon arrival, they found the smoke detectors going off for no apparent reason. Upon investigation, they discovered water inside one of the detectors. They dismantled the detector to try to discover the source of the leak, but could not. They advised the homeowner to call a plumber about the leak.
Medical aid: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie EMTs responded to seven medical aid incidents, bringing the total number of calls to date to 762.