Fire Section

Two cars torched, ant-semitic graffiti found at Burien home Thursday morning

Two cars torched, ant-semitic graffiti found at Burien home Thursday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that just before 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning (Nov. 3) they responded to a report of a fire and possible hate crime in Burien. An explosion and fire happened... [Read more]

Kids’ Day at new Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 10

Kids’ Day at new Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 10

KIDS’ DAY AT THE NEW FIRE STATION SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m 900 SW 146th St. Burien The Burien / Normandy Park Fire Department will be hosting their annual open-house event on Saturday,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

Here’s episode #65 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]

PODCAST: Fire destroys new home; Jack Mayne commentary, more…

PODCAST: Fire destroys new home; 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]

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]

House fire breaks out east of Highline High School

House fire breaks out east of Highline High School

Photos courtesy Laurie Fuller‎. Photo courtesy Daniel Madril Jr. A house fire broke out in the 500 block of S. 152nd Street (map below) Friday afternoon (July 29), just east of Highline High School. The... [Read more]

Multi-alarm fire hits Public Storage facility in Burien Thursday morning

Multi-alarm fire hits Public Storage facility in Burien Thursday morning

A multi-alarm commercial fire hit a Public Storage facility in Burien Thursday morning, July 28. The blaze struck a single unit at a facility located at 17800 Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below) at around... [Read more]

PSA: ‘Hey cig smoker – remember, only YOU can prevent Mulch Fires!’

PSA: ‘Hey cig smoker – remember, only YOU can prevent Mulch Fires!’

And now, a PSA from Smokey the B-Town Bear: 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]

House fire in Burien sends occupant to Harborview, causes $50K in damage

House fire in Burien sends occupant to Harborview, causes $50K in damage

A fire that started in the kitchen of a house near SW 134th and 2nd Ave SW in Burien early Friday morning (April 22) sent an occupant to Harborview Medical Center with “significant” injuries... [Read more]

PODCAST: Fire displaces 44; man beaten in Burien; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Fire displaces 44; man beaten in Burien; 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]

Huge 3-alarm fire burns apartment complex in SeaTac early Saturday

Huge 3-alarm fire burns apartment complex in SeaTac early Saturday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Photo courtesy @SkywayFire 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... [Read more]

Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning

Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning

A multi-alarm fire destroyed a chicken coop and shed near SW 170th Street and 21st Ave SW in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning, Feb. 9. Several chickens apparently perished in the blaze, which started... [Read more]

Garage fire near 8th Ave S. & S. 148th Street in Burien Monday morning

Garage fire near 8th Ave S. & S. 148th Street in Burien Monday morning

A garage fire near 8th Ave S. and S. 148th Street (map below) in Burien Monday morning appears to have resulted in the death of two dogs, according to a Tweet sent out by KOMO News. No other injuries were... [Read more]

Small fire at Sylvester Middle School causes school-wide evacuation Monday

Small fire at Sylvester Middle School causes school-wide evacuation Monday

A small fire inside a fan motor caused a school-wide evacuation of Sylvester Middle School on Monday, Oct. 26, according to an email sent out by Highline Public Schools. “The (fan) motor was close... [Read more]