Tagged with 'south king fire & rescue'

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove Saturday night

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove Saturday night

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]

Apartment fire on 18th Ave South in Des Moines Wednesday afternoon

Apartment fire on 18th Ave South in Des Moines Wednesday afternoon

South King Fire & Rescue is reporting that they fought an apartment fire at 23401 18th Ave South in Des Moines Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 21: SKF&R at scene of an apartment fire 23401 18th Ave... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue rescue cat & dog from house fire in Des Moines Monday

South King Fire & Rescue rescue cat & dog from house fire in Des Moines Monday

South King Fire & Rescue is reporting that firefighters lived up to their name Monday (Oct. 12), as they saved both a cat and dog from a house fire in the 24500 block of 27th Ave South in Des Moines. The... [Read more]

2 sent to Harborview after multi-vehicle rollover accident Thursday morning

2 sent to Harborview after multi-vehicle rollover accident Thursday morning

South King Fire & Rescue is reporting that two people were sent to Harborview Medical Center with critical injuries Thursday morning after a multi-vehicle, rollover accident in Des Moines. The accident... [Read more]

South King Fire and Rescue provides fascinating presentations free of charge

South King Fire and Rescue provides fascinating presentations free of charge

Are you a member of a community organization or block watch? Have a scout group or business networking group which you would like to educate?  Did you know that informative, entertaining and lifesaving... [Read more]

High speed crash in Des Moines sends one to hospital early Thursday morning

High speed crash in Des Moines sends one to hospital early Thursday morning

A high-speed crash into a utility pole at S. 216th and Pacific Highway South in Des Moines early Thursday morning (July 2) sent one to the hospital with serious injuries, according to South King Fire &... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue warning of false advertising for vent cleaning

South King Fire & Rescue warning of false advertising for vent cleaning

South King Fire & Rescue is warning residents that a door-to-door sales group is indicating that they are working with the fire department in the Des Moines area. “They ARE NOT ASSOCIATED... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I urge a yes vote on the election of the bond for South King Fire & Rescue’

LETTER: ‘I urge a yes vote on the election of the bond for South King Fire & Rescue’

[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:] I urge a yes vote on the April 28th... [Read more]

Landslide damages four homes near Saltwater State Park in Des Moines Friday

Landslide damages four homes near Saltwater State Park in Des Moines Friday

A landslide hit just north of Saltwater State Park in Des Moines Friday afternoon (March 27), damaging four homes. There were no injuries or road closures, according to South King Fire & Rescue. A... [Read more]

Gordie Olson leaving South King Fire & Rescue for Fire Chief gig in Colorado

Gordie Olson leaving South King Fire & Rescue for Fire Chief gig in Colorado

Gordie Olson, Chief of Operations for South King Fire & Rescue, has accepted an offer from Thornton Colorado to be their new Fire Chief, SKF&R announced on Facebook. Gordie will be leaving the... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue holding three Town Meetings

South King Fire & Rescue holding three Town Meetings

South King Fire & Rescue’s first of three town hall meetings will be at 6 p.m. TONIGHT – Thursday, Jan. 29 – at Des Moines fire station #67, located at 2238 S 223rd Street. They are conducting... [Read more]

Local Firefighters providing warmth to kids through ‘Operation Warm’ Oct. 30

Local Firefighters providing warmth to kids through ‘Operation Warm’ Oct. 30

On Thursday, Oct. 30, South King County Professional Firefighters (IAFF Local 2024) and the South King Firefighters Foundation will be providing area children brand-new winter coats through their partnership... [Read more]

“Holy Ground” brought to the City of Federal Way

“Holy Ground” brought to the City of Federal Way

by Judy Schwanke “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and... [Read more]

JOBS: South King Fire & Rescue looking to hire 4 Firefighters/EMTs

JOBS: South King Fire & Rescue looking to hire 4 Firefighters/EMTs

South King Fire & Rescue announced that they are looking to hire four (4) replacement Firefighter/EMT positions. Here’s the full announcement: South King Fire & Rescue will recruit candidates... [Read more]

SCUBA Diving Accident at Redondo Pier in Des Moines Results in Fatality

SCUBA Diving Accident at Redondo Pier in Des Moines Results in Fatality

Saturday evening (March 9) around 6:42 p.m., South King Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a 911 call reporting a diver down at the Redondo Pier in Des Moines; unfortunately, the female diver in... [Read more]