Tagged with 'fire'

UPDATE: Damage estimates for SeaTac apartment fire is $755,000; 50 displaced

UPDATE: Damage estimates for SeaTac apartment fire is $755,000; 50 displaced

Damage estimates for last Friday’s fire at the Carriage House Apartments is $755,000, according to the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. As we previously reported, the large blaze burned the complex... [Read more]

3-alarm fire at Carriage House Apartments in SeaTac

3-alarm fire at Carriage House Apartments in SeaTac

A 3-alarm fire burned the Carriage House Apartment complex at 3602 S. 180th Street in SeaTac Friday afternoon, Sept. 15. The Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority said there were no injuries. (function(d,... [Read more]

Firs residents file lawsuit to overturn mobile home park closure; seek legal costs

Firs residents file lawsuit to overturn mobile home park closure; seek legal costs

By Jack Mayne Residents of the Firs Mobile Home Park have filed a new action in King County Superior Court seeking to overturn all aspects of a city decision to permit the closure of the facility on Oct.... [Read more]

Fire tears through mobile home in SeaTac Sunday afternoon

Fire tears through mobile home in SeaTac Sunday afternoon

A mobile home in the 18300 block of 34 Ave. S. in SeaTac (map below) was heavily damaged Sunday afternoon (Feb. 12) after a fire tore through it. According to the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority,... [Read more]

Kent Regional Fire Authority changes name to Puget Sound RFA

Kent Regional Fire Authority changes name to Puget Sound RFA

The Kent Regional Fire Authority – which serves the City of SeaTac – has officially changed its name to the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. For over 100 years, the Kent Fire Department has protected... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council powerless to block closure of The Firs Mobile Home Park

SeaTac City Council powerless to block closure of The Firs Mobile Home Park

By Jack Mayne Objectors, often speaking in Spanish with an English translator, crowded the SeaTac City Council chambers on Tuesday night (Oct. 25), many seeking help to keep The Firs Mobile Home Park... [Read more]

Firs Mobile Home Park will be closed and redeveloped

Firs Mobile Home Park will be closed and redeveloped

View from the Burien Transit Center shows the extent of the smoke plume from the July 2016 fire at the Firs Mobile Home Park in SeaTac. Photo by Scott Schaefer. The owner of the Firs Mobile Home Park,... [Read more]

‘Discarded smoking material’ caused fire at Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill

‘Discarded smoking material’ caused fire at Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill

Officials are saying that a fire at the Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill in SeaTac Tuesday night was caused by “discarded smoking material” left near the front entrance. The fire struck the business... [Read more]

Fundraiser to help SeaTac fire victims set for Aug. 10-12 at local Fire Stations

Fundraiser to help SeaTac fire victims set for Aug. 10-12 at local Fire Stations

A fundraiser for victims of a recent fire in SeaTac is set for Aug. 10 – 12 at local fire stations, including Fire Station 46 located at 3521 S. 170th. Three local families lost everything, from their... [Read more]

PODCAST: ‘Strong Mayor’ in SeaTac rejected ; Jack Mayne commentary, more

PODCAST: ‘Strong Mayor’ in SeaTac rejected ; Jack Mayne commentary, more

Here’s episode #63 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

One injured in two-alarm house fire in SeaTac

One injured in two-alarm house fire in SeaTac

Photos courtesy Kent Fire RFA One person suffered a minor burn during an early morning house fire in the 5200 block of S. 170 Lane in SeaTac (map below) on Thursday, Aug. 4. The adult male suffered... [Read more]

PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #62 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Several mobile homes destroyed in fire in SeaTac; around 20 displaced

Several mobile homes destroyed in fire in SeaTac; around 20 displaced

View from the Burien Transit Center shows the extent of the smoke plume from Friday’s fire in SeaTac. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Several mobile homes were destroyed by a two-alarm fire in the 20400... [Read more]

Ribbon cut on new Fire Station 45

Ribbon cut on new Fire Station 45

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald SeaTac Deputy Mayor Saturday, May 21, 2016 saw the dedication and ribbon cutting open house for a new fire station in the City of SeaTac – Station 45,located across... [Read more]

Open House for new Fire Station #45 will be Saturday, May 21

Open House for new Fire Station #45 will be Saturday, May 21

The new Fire Station 45 is complete and firefighters like to invite you to come visit an Open House on Saturday, May 21. There will be tours of the station and engines, activities for children, a fun... [Read more]

PODCAST: SeaTac apartment fire displaces 44; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: SeaTac apartment fire displaces 44; Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #40 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

3-alarm fire burns SeaTac apartment building early Saturday morning

3-alarm fire burns SeaTac apartment building early Saturday morning

A 3-alarm fire burned an apartment complex in the 3200 block of S. 192nd Street in SeaTac around 1:20 a.m. Saturday morning, Feb. 20. Reports are that one person was injured in the blaze, which burned... [Read more]

Kent Regional Fire Authority launches new ‘FDCARES’ program

Kent Regional Fire Authority launches new ‘FDCARES’ program

Beginning Thursday (Nov. 12), the Kent Regional Fire Authority’s FDCARES program will start providing a new type of non-emergency medical assistance that will increase the level of care in our community. The... [Read more]

PODCAST: SeaTac fire displaces 3 families; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: SeaTac fire displaces 3 families; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #27 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Apartment fire in SeaTac displaces three families Thursday

Apartment fire in SeaTac displaces three families Thursday

An apartment fire in in the 19200 block of 11th Place South (map below) in SeaTac displaced three families Thursday morning, Nov. 5. No injuries were reported, and a cat that went missing was found. Firefighters... [Read more]