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SAVE THE DATE: Fire Department’s annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be Sat., Sept. 9

SAVE THE DATE: Fire Department’s annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be Sat., Sept. 9

Come join your Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department for ‘Kids’ Day’ – its annual FREE day of fun at the local fire station in Burien on Saturday Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn... [Read more]

Kick-off the Wild Strawberry Festival at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

Kick-off the Wild Strawberry Festival at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

The annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast always serves as a great kick-off to the Wild Strawberry Festival, and it will again this Saturday, June 18, from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the NEW Burien Fire Station... [Read more]

Open House at new Burien Fire Station set for July 16; Medic I unit coming soon

Open House at new Burien Fire Station set for July 16; Medic I unit coming soon

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer It was a long time coming, but with the Burien/Normandy Park headquarters fire station finally operational, local residents will soon get a close-up look... [Read more]

Contractor to repair defective work at new Fire Station for Dec. 1 completion

Contractor to repair defective work at new Fire Station for Dec. 1 completion

The new Fire Station, located at 900 SW 146th Street, has sat empty for over three years. Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Fire District No. 2 announced Thursday (Sept. 3) that they have “finally... [Read more]

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

REMINDER: The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station this Saturday, Sept. 6!

REMINDER: ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station this Saturday, Sept. 6!

REMINDER: The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held this Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE... [Read more]

Lawsuit against contractor now likely over needed repairs to new Fire Station

Lawsuit against contractor now likely over needed repairs to new Fire Station

Almost two years after its completion, Burien’s brand new Fire Station still sits empty due to construction problems. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Burien Fire Chief Mike Marrs. by Ralph Nichols The clock... [Read more]

Why is the new Fire Station still unoccupied? Fire Chief gives us answers

Why is the new Fire Station still unoccupied? Fire Chief gives us answers

Recently, many Readers have been inquiring about why the newly-constructed Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station #28, located at 900 SW 146th Street, sits empty a year after being completed…

A tale of two new Fire Stations – one about to open, the other still delayed

A tale of two new Fire Stations – one about to open, the other still delayed

A tale of two fire stations is playing out in Burien and Normandy Park. One new station serving King County Fire District No. 2 is expected to become operational today (Monday, Nov. 4)…

‘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]

New Fire Station Headquarters Needs Glitches Fixed Before Firefighters Move In

New Fire Station Headquarters Needs Glitches Fixed Before Firefighters Move In

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer To local residents who drive by the brand new headquarters station of King County Fire District No. 2, it looks ready for engines and aid cars, firefighters... [Read more]

New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station Expected to Open by Mid-November

New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station Expected to Open by Mid-November

The new headquarters station for King County Fire District No. 2 – the Burien-Normandy Park Fire Department’s – is expected to get a certificate of occupancy in late October or early November…

Ground Broken for Second Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station

Ground Broken for Second Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station

Ground was broken for a new fire station for the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department in the Manhattan area June 28. Participating in the event were King County Fire District No. 2 commissioners, Fire Chief Mike Marrs…

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Breaks Ground For New Headquarters

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Breaks Ground For New Headquarters

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer King County Fire District 2 Commissioners, Chief Mike Marrs, firefighters with the Burien/Normandy Park Department, and local officials broke ground Wednesday... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Demolition Equipment Arrives At New Fire Station Site

PHOTOS: Demolition Equipment Arrives At New Fire Station Site

Demolition equipment arrived Thursday morning (Sept. 23rd) at the new Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station site, which is the old Bonney-Watson Funeral Home and Chapel at 900 SW 146th Street in Burien. As... [Read more]

Demolition Work Begins For New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station

Demolition Work Begins For New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station

by Ralph Nichols A demolition permit has been issued to the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department (Fire District No. 2) to clear the property at 900 SW 146th St. for construction of a new headquarters fire... [Read more]

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day Is Saturday, Sept. 18th

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day Is Saturday, Sept. 18th

The Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department will be hosting “Kids’ Day,” their annual open-house event on Saturday, Sept. 18th, from 10am – 3pm. In addition to a full day of FREE, fun... [Read more]

BREAKING: Bonney-Watson Site Will Pass Away For New Fire Station

BREAKING: Bonney-Watson Site Will Pass Away For New Fire Station

by Ralph Nichols Fire District No. 2 commissioners voted at their Dec. 2 meeting to purchase the Bonney-Watson funeral chapel property at 900 SW 146th St. for a new fire station for the Burien/Normandy... [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]

Help Sweep B-Town Clean This Saturday

Help Sweep B-Town Clean This Saturday

The Burien “Clean Sweep” takes place this Saturday (April 26th) from 8am to 1pm, so get your brooms, dustpans and work gloves (and maybe even white ones too to check everyone’s progress)... [Read more]