fireworks Section

Fireworks to blame for blaze at Ola Salon Tuesday night

Fireworks to blame for blaze at Ola Salon Tuesday night

Fireworks are to blame for a fire that burned part of a hedge Tuesday night (July 4) next to Ola Salon, located at 1835 SW 152nd Street in Burien (map below). There was no damage to the building, nor... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

Under glorious sunny skies, with temps in the high 70s, Burien’s Independence Day celebrations were a mix of tradition, family fun and red, white and blue pride in our country and region. VIDEOS: The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Burien, and the fine is $125

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Burien, and the fine is $125

The City of Burien recently released a letter to residents, reminding all that fireworks are still illegal, and the fine for discharging them is $125. Burien Police has scheduled extra officers, who will... [Read more]

Did you hear a huge explosion in Burien Saturday night? Here’s what we know…

Did you hear a huge explosion in Burien Saturday night? Here’s what we know…

Several Readers have inquired with us about hearing a huge explosion in Burien Saturday night (Nov. 12) around 10:30 p.m., with many reporting the sound originating near SW 128th and 4th Ave SW. We checked... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fireworks vandal(s) blow up large, locking, ~$2,300 Burien mailbox

PHOTOS: Fireworks vandal(s) blow up large, locking, ~$2,300 Burien mailbox

It appears that an overzealous fireworks vandal(s) blew up an 18-slot ‘secure’ group mailbox tree in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood over the 4th of July weekend. The mailbox was most... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: 4th of July fireworks light up skies around Burien

PHOTOS/VIDEO: 4th of July fireworks light up skies around Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos of fireworks seen from Burien on the 4th of July. “A neighbor invited us to his house for the fireworks. His house faces south. Our house faces... [Read more]

Fireworks illegal in Burien, but not Normandy Park or unincorporated areas

Fireworks illegal in Burien, but not Normandy Park or unincorporated areas

Fireworks are illegal within Burien city limits, so even if you’re ‘safe and sane’ and only setting off a Sparkler, or one of those classic old ‘Snakes’ that spew a strange... [Read more]

With less than a month to go, Three Tree Point Fireworks fund needs donations

With less than a month to go, Three Tree Point Fireworks fund needs donations

With less than a month to go until the 4th of July, the Three Tree Point Fireworks fund is still in need of donations. Here are more details from the fund’s website: The Three Tree Point Fireworks... [Read more]

Six complaints for illegal fireworks taken by City of Burien on New Year’s Eve/Day

Six complaints for illegal fireworks taken by City of Burien on New Year’s Eve/Day

There were just six complaints in Burien of illegal fireworks on New Year’s Eve and New Years Day, said city communications manager Katie Trefry in response to a B-Town Blog query. “Two of... [Read more]

Burien City Council changes truck routes, discusses youth council, fireworks, pot

Burien City Council changes truck routes, discusses youth council, fireworks, pot

by Jack Mayne Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting was the last one of the year, the last one for Councilmember Gerald Robison and the shortest meeting in a long time – less than two hours... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears, Fireworks highlight opening night of Jubilee Days

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears, Fireworks highlight opening night of Jubilee Days

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up 4th of July sky over Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up 4th of July sky over Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill and his wife Jackline come these great photos showing the barge-based fireworks display shot off over Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday night, July 4 (click images to see larger... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fireworks turn tree into large roman candle in Burien on the 4th

PHOTOS: Fireworks turn tree into large roman candle in Burien on the 4th

The Burien Police Department posted the following photos on their Facebook page, showing a fire that started in some bushes and quick engulfed a tree near a home at SW 128th and 4th Ave SW: Photos... [Read more]

State Fire Marshal offers advice on disposal of unused and used Fireworks

State Fire Marshal offers advice on disposal of unused and used Fireworks

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds residents that used fireworks can leave behind a great deal of debris. “If you blow it up, clean it up,” Duffy said. Proper cleanup of firework debris can... [Read more]

City of Burien reminds residents of fireworks ban, fire danger during heat

City of Burien reminds residents of fireworks ban, fire danger during heat

The City of Burien wants to remind all that – as the 4th of July rapidly approaches – residents are asked to comply with Burien’s ban on fireworks within City limits. “Hot, dry temperatures... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here comes the 4th of July – a very special event in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood! “Our quiet and scenic corner of Burien turns on the charm to share in the traditions of the 4th... [Read more]

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days – which starts with a Carnival and Fireworks this Wednesday, July 16 – will offer up a big bang fireworks show, live and loud music on the main stage, hilarious and amazing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

BTB Reader Ethan Busse, 16, shared this great photo he took of the fireworks at Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): New Burien resident Elston J. Hill also celebrated the 4th of July... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up the skies above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up the skies above Three Tree Point

When he’s not busy calculating millibars and hectopascals, our own Puget Sound Weather Geek – Chris Scragg – is also a Photographer who lives just above Burien’s Three Tree Point. He also... [Read more]

REMINDER: City reminds residents that fireworks are illegal in Burien

REMINDER: City reminds residents that fireworks are illegal in Burien

With the July 4th holiday fast approaching, the City of Burien wants to remind residents that the sale, possession or discharge of any fireworks is prohibited. “Burien Police will have extra patrols... [Read more]

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

Photo by Michael Brunk. The 4th of July is just over a month away, and our friends at the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund are seeking Business Sponsors and donations to help raise the $30,000 needed to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks Display Paints Night Sky Over Burien

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks Display Paints Night Sky Over Burien

While a few cities in south King County still host public fireworks displays on Independence Day, Burien sadly isn’t one of them. The fireworks here are part of a day-long neighborhood celebration... [Read more]

With the 4th approaching, remember – fireworks are illegal in Burien

With the 4th approaching, remember – fireworks are illegal in Burien

With the July 4th holiday fast approaching, the City of Burien wants to remind residents that the sale, possession or discharge of any fireworks is prohibited. “Violators can be fined $1,000 and... [Read more]

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

Organizers of the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund (Todd Manola and Fred Feiertag) are in a bind and need more donations, so if you’ve ever enjoyed Burien’s best barged-based fireworks on the... [Read more]