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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]

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]