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Our ‘Up from the Ashes’ Fundraiser Raised Over $6,500 for Fire Victims!

Our ‘Up from the Ashes’ Fundraiser Raised Over $6,500 for Fire Victims!

Our “Up from the Ashes” fundraiser for the victims of the Jan. 28 Tra-Lee Apartment fire raised over $6,500 – and we’re still counting donations – Saturday night (Feb. 16) at Bison... [Read more]

VIDEO: Amazing Footage of Last Monday’s Devastating Apartment Fire

VIDEO: Amazing Footage of Last Monday’s Devastating Apartment Fire

We just found some amazing footage – shot by RJ Grissom before firefighters had shown up – that really shows the intensity of last Monday’s devastating (yet thankfully non-fatal) fire at the... [Read more]

Burien Fire Victim ‘Knew Something Was Wrong’ at her Apartment Monday

Burien Fire Victim ‘Knew Something Was Wrong’ at her Apartment Monday

by Davy Desmond While there were no injuries or deaths, Monday’s devastating 3-alarm fire displaced 88 people from the Tra-Lee Apartments in Burien – and one of those, a new resident named Mariella... [Read more]

UPDATE: Shelter Opened at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church for 37 Fire Victims

UPDATE: Shelter Opened at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church for 37 Fire Victims

UPDATE TUESDAY 1/29/13 10 a.m.: 37 displaced victims from Monday’s apartment fire spent the night at the Red Cross shelter at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church. According to Jerry Vanderwier of the... [Read more]

3-Alarm Fire Engulfs Apartment Complex in Burien Monday; At Least 88 Displaced

3-Alarm Fire Engulfs Apartment Complex in Burien Monday; At Least 88 Displaced

Burien fire official looks over the scene of Monday’s apartment fire in Burien. Photo courtesy Dave Nelson, Skyway Fire Dept. Public Information Officer. UPDATE TUESDAY 1/29/13 10 a.m.: The cause... [Read more]

Blaze Hits Building Two Blocks From Arson Fire

Blaze Hits Building Two Blocks From Arson Fire

Another fire struck Burien Monday morning at 111-115 SW 154th, about two blocks from the tragic June 29th apartment arson, and according to the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department: This fire was confined... [Read more]

Fatal Apartment Arson Fire Was One Month Ago Today

Fatal Apartment Arson Fire Was One Month Ago Today

We’d like to take a moment to reflect and commemorate that it was exactly one month ago today that an arson fire blazed through the Tara and Jenny Marie apartment buildings in the 400 block of SW... [Read more]

Fire Victims Donation Center Closed + Some Shout Outs

Fire Victims Donation Center Closed + Some Shout Outs

After taking in an estimated 300+ truck fulls of goods, the Burien Fire Victims Donation Center (located at 156 SW 152nd Street) is now closed and being returned to its landlord. Please make a note of... [Read more]

Burien Fire Victims Still Need Help, Housing

Burien Fire Victims Still Need Help, Housing

Just because the Burien Fire Victims Fundraiser is over doesn’t mean the victims don’t need any more help – quite the opposite really, as at least six families are still in need of regular... [Read more]

Fire Victims Fundraiser Raises Over $10,500!

Fire Victims Fundraiser Raises Over $10,500!

Beaucoup kudos to one and all in B-Town (and beyond) who turned out, donated, bought, ate, drank and had fun at last night’s Fire Victims Fundraiser at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub – you raised... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fire Victim Fundraiser Raised Over $10K!

UPDATE: Fire Victim Fundraiser Raised Over $10K!

UPDATE 7/17/08 10am: Last night’s Fire Victims Fundraiser brought in approximately $10,500! Way to go B-Town! Some of last night’s highlights: Mick Kelly’s co-owners Mick Purdy and... [Read more]

Fire Victims Fundraiser Auction Tonight At Mick Kelly’s!

Fire Victims Fundraiser Auction Tonight At Mick Kelly’s!

(click on graphic to download PDF Poster suitable for printing/posting) Don’t forget – tonight (Wed. July 16th) is the Burien Fire Victims Fundraiser Auction at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub, located... [Read more]

Reminder:Fire Victim Fundraiser Is Tomorrow Night

Reminder:Fire Victim Fundraiser Is Tomorrow Night

Don’t forget folks – tomorrow night (starting at 6pm) is the Fire Victims Fundraiser Auction at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub, so please make sure your calendars are marked and your wallet... [Read more]

Some Auction Items For Wed. Fundraiser At Mick Kelly’s

Some Auction Items For Wed. Fundraiser At Mick Kelly’s

(click on graphic to download PDF Poster suitable for printing/posting) The generosity of the businesses and people in the Burien area is coming out and shining like the bright sun on a summer’s... [Read more]

How To Help Fire Victims, With Specifics

How To Help Fire Victims, With Specifics

From Gregory Heights Second Grade Teacher Nancy Sparks comes some specific information on four of the families who were victims of last weekend’s tragic apartment fire. As we mentioned previously,... [Read more]

Bison Creek Fundraiser Brings In $5,000

Bison Creek Fundraiser Brings In $5,000

Jared Butcher, organizer of Sunday’s fire victim fundraiser at Bison Creek Pizza, just reported this great news to us: Bison Creek Fundraiser was a success! We raised roughly $5,000, loaded 7 pickup... [Read more]

Fire Victim Shelter Closes, New Fundraiser July 14th

Fire Victim Shelter Closes, New Fundraiser July 14th

The emergency shelter at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church (run by the Red Cross) for last weekend’s apartment fire victims closed last night, leaving dozens of people now fending for themselves, including... [Read more]

Fire Victim Fundraiser Sunday At Bison Creek

Fire Victim Fundraiser Sunday At Bison Creek

Quick update on progress of the new B-Good In B-Town movement for this holiday weekend:  FUNDRAISERS: This Sunday, July 6th, from 5pm-9pm at Bison Creek Pizza located at 630 SW 153rd Street (206-244-8825):... [Read more]