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The final ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser will be Saturday, Nov. 19 at The Cove

The final ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser will be Saturday, Nov. 19 at The Cove

The final ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser to raise money for a local firefighter education program will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19. ‘Andy Mac’ was a volunteer firefighter who,... [Read more]

Pulitzer Prize winning photo presented to Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept.

Pulitzer Prize winning photo presented to Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept.

On Tuesday, June 14, Photographer Jerry Gay presented Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Chief Mike Marrs with 100 copies of his classic Pulitzer Prize winning photograph taken on Three Tree Point in... [Read more]

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

On Thursday, March 19, the South King County Fire Training Consortium will be conducting live fire training at a house located 10635 4th Ave SW in unincorporated White Center between the hours of 7 a.m.... [Read more]

7th annual ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser will be at the Cove on Saturday, Nov. 22

7th annual ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser will be at the Cove on Saturday, Nov. 22

The 7th annual ‘Andy Mac is Love’ fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. “All are welcome to attend our annual fundraiser where we gather for food,... [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]

Here’s why there were so many fire trucks parked around downtown Burien

Here’s why there were so many fire trucks parked around downtown Burien

You may have noticed what looked like some kind of “Fire Truck Show” in downtown Burien near the old bank and City Hall building at 415 SW 150th – a bunch of trucks and emergency vehicles... [Read more]

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)…

PHOTOS: Scenes from Burien’s ‘National Night Out’

PHOTOS: Scenes from Burien’s ‘National Night Out’

Tuesday night (Aug. 6) was ‘National Night Out,’ where people around the country got together in neighborhood gatherings to fight crime, get to know each other and meet with local law and emergency... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department’s Kids’ Day

PHOTOS: Scenes from Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department’s Kids’ Day

On Saturday (Sept. 8), the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department held its annual Kids’ Day, and Brienna McWade was there to take the following photos, which she has graciously shared with us: #gallery-1... [Read more]

‘Fill the Boot’ & Help Burien Firefighters Raise $$ for Muscular Dystrophy Aug. 17

‘Fill the Boot’ & Help Burien Firefighters Raise $$ for Muscular Dystrophy Aug. 17

Burien Firefighters will be out in the streets on Friday, Aug. 17 with a goal of raising $5,000, as they kick off their annual Fill-the-Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)…

UPDATE: Tuesday Fire Displaces Six; Red Cross Providing Assistance

UPDATE: Tuesday Fire Displaces Six; Red Cross Providing Assistance

UPDATE 7/12/11 1:30 p.m.: We just received word that six people have been displaced by a residential fire, which occurred at 13049 First Ave South on Tuesday afternoon around Noon (we first learned of... [Read more]

Fire Breaks Out On Boat Off Three Tree Point On First Day Of Summer

Fire Breaks Out On Boat Off Three Tree Point On First Day Of Summer

On a lovely, sunny and clear first day of summer 2011 (Tuesday, June 21), a local Three Tree Point resident decided to take his boat out on the sound. Sounds good, huh? Well, all was well and good until... [Read more]

Design Permits, Call For Bids For New Fire Station HQ Coming Soon

Design Permits, Call For Bids For New Fire Station HQ Coming Soon

by Ralph Nichols Applications for permits for the new Burien/Normandy Park headquarters station are expected to go to city planners for review by late next week. Fire Chief Mike Marrs told The B-Town Blog... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Huge Smoke Plume Visible In Burien; From Vashon House Fire

PHOTOS: Huge Smoke Plume Visible In Burien; From Vashon House Fire

BTB Photographer/Reporter Nicholas Johnson took the above photos from Burien late Sunday afternoon, showing a huge smoke plume originating from an apparent house fire on Vashon Island. According to reports,... [Read more]

Historic Burien Cabin Burns Down; Was Malfunctioning Fire Hydrant To Blame?

Historic Burien Cabin Burns Down; Was Malfunctioning Fire Hydrant To Blame?

Tuesday night (Nov. 9), around 8:30pm, an old cedar cabin located on the north end of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien, burned to the ground. Part of the reason it was a total loss may be because after initially... [Read more]

Annual Port Of Seattle Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast Is Saturday, Oct. 30th

Annual Port Of Seattle Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast Is Saturday, Oct. 30th

The 26th Annual Port of Seattle Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast will run from 8:15am – Noon on Saturday, Oct. 30th, with a Halloween theme and food suitable for an entire, hungry family. This... [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]

Public Invited To Comment On New Fire Station Headquaters Tuesday

Public Invited To Comment On New Fire Station Headquaters Tuesday

Future neighbors of a new headquarters fire station in Burien are invited to voice their their ideas, concerns and other comments at a meeting of the King County Fire District No. 2 commission at 5 p.m.... [Read more]

Spaghetti Feed & Dance Raises Over $2,600 For Local Firefighters

Spaghetti Feed & Dance Raises Over $2,600 For Local Firefighters

On April 3rd, a band called The Rhythm Katz held a Spaghetti Feed & Dance fundraiser for the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department, and we’re happy to report that the event raised over $2,600! According... [Read more]