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Citizens rescue two kayakers in distress off Redondo Monday night

Citizens rescue two kayakers in distress off Redondo Monday night

Some heroic citizens rescued two kayakers in distress off Redondo Beach Monday night, June 25, according to Evergreen Media Productions. The incident happened just before 7 p.m., when South King Fire &... [Read more]

Des Moines Memorial Drive closed Friday due to downed power lines

Des Moines Memorial Drive closed Friday due to downed power lines

South King Fire & Rescue reports that downed power lines caused the closing of Des Moines Memorial Drive between 208th and 212th on Friday afternoon, June 14. Two Metro buses were blocked in by the... [Read more]

RV catches fire in Des Moines Thursday afternoon

RV catches fire in Des Moines Thursday afternoon

A recreational vehicle caught fire near a home located at 21812 15th Ave South (map below) in Des Moines Thursday afternoon, Jan. 10. South King Fire & Rescue says that everyone was evacuated safely. Cause... [Read more]

Woman rescued after driving car into Puget Sound at Redondo Boat Launch

Woman rescued after driving car into Puget Sound at Redondo Boat Launch

South King Fire & Rescue – along with several other agencies – had a busy night Sunday, Oct. 28, when they rescued a 30-year old woman from a car that had been driven into Puget Sound at the Redondo... [Read more]

Boater runs out of fuel off Des Moines, South King Fire & Rescue comes to rescue

Boater runs out of fuel off Des Moines, South King Fire & Rescue comes to rescue

A boater ran out of fuel while out in Puget Sound between the Des Moines Marina and Three Tree Point Wednesday night, Oct. 17, and South King Fire & Rescue came to the rescue. SKF&R was first... [Read more]

Woman found floating face down in water off Redondo Boardwalk

Woman found floating face down in water off Redondo Boardwalk

Des Moines Police responded to a possible drowning in the 28700 block of Redondo Beach Drive (map below) on Sunday, June 18. Police say that a family had been walking together on the boardwalk just after... [Read more]

Broken water main damages homes, causes slide in Des Moines

Broken water main damages homes, causes slide in Des Moines

South King Fire & Rescue – along with Des Moines Police and the water district – responded to a water main break at 21300 3rd Ave S. in Des Moines North Hill neighborhood early Tuesday morning,... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue will commemorate 9/11 on Monday, Sept. 11

South King Fire & Rescue will commemorate 9/11 on Monday, Sept. 11

South King Fire & Rescue will be commemorating the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedies with speakers and a ceremony on Monday, Sept. 11, starting at 1 p.m. in Federal Way at Fire Station 64... [Read more]

Three-alarm house fire extinguished in Des Moines

Three-alarm house fire extinguished in Des Moines

South King Fire & Rescue, Puget Sound Fire Regional Authority and Burien/Normandy Park Fire were all onscene to extinguish a three-alarm house fire on Sunday afternoon, June 4, at 1015 S. 202... [Read more]

Man rescued after falling off boat into water at Des Moines Marina

Man rescued after falling off boat into water at Des Moines Marina

South King Fire & Rescue is reporting that a man in his 70s fell off the stern of his boat on the G dock at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12. A citizen on the docks heard his muffled call for help,... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘South King Fire & Rescue needs your support…’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘South King Fire & Rescue needs your support…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, South King Fire &... [Read more]

South King Firefighters distribute 211 new winter coats to local school kids

South King Firefighters distribute 211 new winter coats to local school kids

South King Fire & Rescue paid a visit to Midway Elementary in Des Moines on Monday (Oct. 17) as part of a nationwide effort known as “Operation Warm.” South King County Professional Firefighters... [Read more]

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove

A water rescue occurred off the shores the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday night, July 9. Authorities say that a 12-foot aluminum boat with no motor and two occupants capsized while crabbing, knocking them... [Read more]

Rollover accident on Redondo Beach Drive sends one to hospital early Friday

Rollover accident on Redondo Beach Drive sends one to hospital early Friday

A single-car rollover accident in the 18400 block of Redondo Beach Drive sent one to the hospital early Friday morning, March 18. There were minor injuries, and driver inattention was the cause, according... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue knocks down apartment fire in Des Moines

South King Fire & Rescue knocks down apartment fire in Des Moines

Late Monday night (Feb. 22), South King Fire & Rescue responded to an apartment fire in the 2600 block of S. 226th Street in Des Moines (map below). SKF&R was able to knock the fire down and... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue launches pilot program for non-emergency calls

South King Fire & Rescue launches pilot program for non-emergency calls

People call their Fire Department for help with medical emergencies every day – in fact, if you add up the calls received in the Federal Way, Auburn and Des Moines area last year people called 911 nearly... [Read more]