As temperatures go up, a little extra caution can go a long way to help prevent fires and injuries associated with hot weather. South County Fire and Rescue crews offer these safety tips from recent 911 call responses in south Snohomish County.
In the interest of public safety, the county’s largest fire department will ask the Snohomish County Council to adopt a ban on the sale and discharge of fireworks at their Wednesday, June 27th, meeting. They encourage citizens to voice their support for such a ban.
South County Fire teamed up with the Red Cross to install nearly 100 smoke alarms for older adults at the Alpine Ridge mobile home parks in Lynnwood on Saturday, April 28th, as part of the Red Cross Sound the Alarm Campaign.
A woman in her 50s died in an early-morning fire at a mobile home park in Mountlake Terrace on Monday, April 9th. The firefighters located the woman inside the smoke-filled mobile home. She died at the scene. A cat also died in the fire.
The South County Fire Board of Fire Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, March 20th, to discuss a proposition asking voters to approve a replacement levy for emergency medical service (EMS) during the August Primary Election.
The body of an adult male was found inside a burning home at the 14500 block of Madison Way on Wednesday morning, November 29th, after South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue firefighters responded to a 911 call of a house on fire at around 7:30 am.
A Snohomish County Strike Team comprised of fire engine companies from Snohomish County Fire & Rescue, Fire District 7, Everett, Arlington, and Fire District 22 are heading down to California to help fight the devastating wildfires.