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Help local needy families – drop off food & gifts for Fire Department fundraiser!

Help local needy families – drop off food & gifts for Fire Department fundraiser!

The Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department is holding its annual Holiday Outreach program, which will serve holiday food, toys and gifts to 50 local families, and here’s how YOU can help! Donations... [Read more]

Help local needy families – drop off food & toys for Fire Department fundraiser

Help local needy families – drop off food & toys for Fire Department fundraiser

The Burien/Normandy Park & North Highline Fire Departments are seeking food and toy donations to help local families in need this holiday season, and they’ve got several Christmas Outreach Drop-off... [Read more]

‘Serious Contractual Dispute’ over Fire Station construction delaying opening

‘Serious Contractual Dispute’ over Fire Station construction delaying opening

by Ralph Nichols Construction of the new headquarters station for the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department – King County Fire District No. 2 – got underway in late summer 2011. Completion and occupancy... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Delivers Christmas Cheer

PHOTOS: Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Delivers Christmas Cheer

If you saw convoys of fire and rescue vehicles driving around Burien today, don’t panic! It was the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department and a small army of volunteers delivering the fruits of the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Gets A New Pierce Arrow (Fire Engine, That Is)

PHOTOS: Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Gets A New Pierce Arrow (Fire Engine, That Is)

By Ralph Nichols, with photos by Michael Brunk Mention a bright red Pierce Arrow and most people, even today, think of the expensive luxury cars of the 1920s and 30s. But the newest Pierce-Arrow in Burien... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: Santa & Burien/NP Fire Department ‘Light Up The Holidays’

SLIDESHOW: Santa & Burien/NP Fire Department ‘Light Up The Holidays’

Photos and Story by Michael Brunk A local tradition for over 25 years, “Light Up The Holidays” is an annual effort by Fire District #2 to provide the makings of a happy holiday to area families... [Read more]

Dec. 19 Deadline To Help Local Firefighters Deliver A Special Christmas

Dec. 19 Deadline To Help Local Firefighters Deliver A Special Christmas

Join a Burien tradition by donating food, gifts or cash to Fire District #2. First organized by firefighter Lt. John Zilke, Light up the Holidays has been a traditional fundraiser for the district for... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Kid’s Day At Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department

PHOTOS: Kid’s Day At Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department

This Saturday (Sep 18) the Burien and Normandy Park Fire Department threw open the doors of Station 28 in Burien and invited kids from the local community to come learn about safety while having fun. The... [Read more]

UPDATE & PHOTOS: 20 Evacuated From Early Morning Burien Apartment  Fire

UPDATE & PHOTOS: 20 Evacuated From Early Morning Burien Apartment Fire

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer 1/6/10 UPDATE: We were on the scene at the English Garden Apartments (515 South 152nd, near Highline High School) this morning around 9am, where we spoke to a few of... [Read more]

Major Personnel Changes Could Alter North Highline Fire Department

Major Personnel Changes Could Alter North Highline Fire Department

by Ralph Nichols With the future of fire protection service in North Highline possibly in the balance, two major personnel actions by Fire District 11 commissioners, expected to be announced at a special... [Read more]

Location For New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station Could Be Selected Soon

Location For New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station Could Be Selected Soon

by Ralph Nichols The location for a new Burien/Normandy Park fire station in the city’s downtown business district could be selected before the end of November. And, Fire Chief Mike Marrs told The... [Read more]

UPDATE: City Council Discusses Where Burien's New Fire Station Should Be Built; Take Our Poll…

UPDATE: City Council Discusses Where Burien's New Fire Station Should Be Built; Take Our Poll…

Photo courtesy Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept. by Ralph Nichols The location is essential. A delay will cost money. Yet some members of the Burien City Council insisted at their August 17th meeting that... [Read more]

Fire Chief Mike Marrs Speaks Up On Bond Update

Fire Chief Mike Marrs Speaks Up On Bond Update

A Message from Chief Mike Marrs: Bond Update

On behalf of everyone at the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department, I want to say thank you for supporting our November bond measure. This is the first in a series of communications to keep you updated on the progress we are making on the bond to replace our two fire stations for Burien and Normandy Park.

This was the first bond in the history of the fire department, and it passed by 66% even in this tough economy. Thanks to you, our firefighters and emergency personnel will have safe and healthy stations from which to serve you and your family…

Chief Speaks Up About Fire Bond On Ballot

Chief Speaks Up About Fire Bond On Ballot

By Chief Mike Marrs Burien-Normandy Park Fire Department With all the hoopla over the Presidential candidates, I wanted to gently remind the communities of Burien and Normandy Park that your fire department... [Read more]

Burien/Normandy Pk. Fire Dept. Kids’ Day Is Sept. 6th

Burien/Normandy Pk. Fire Dept. Kids’ Day Is Sept. 6th

The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day is coming up Saturday, Sept. 6th, from 10am to 3pm at Fire Station #28, located at 15100 8th Ave SW in Burien. Last year, 1,000 kids attended... [Read more]

Angle Lake School Fire Ruled Arson

Angle Lake School Fire Ruled Arson

As we reported on June 1st, a four-alarm fire destroyed the abandoned old Angle Lake School in SeaTac. Now comes word that the fire’s origins, while a mystery for the last few weeks, was indeed arson,... [Read more]