Fire Sale - Surplus Government Property from Shoreline Fire Monday Mar 11

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Shoreline Fire Department will be holding a surplus sale to dispose of by sale and silent auction:
  • Appliances, refrigerators etc.
  • Excess office furnishings
  • Various equipment
  • Various supplies
  • Flag pole – aluminum approximately 20’ high
The following items will be disposed of by a sealed bid process:
  • Dacor Dual Fuel 24” gas/electric range
  • 25 kV Kohler single phase diesel generator
  • Commercial washing machine Milnor E-P Plus
Additional information is available for these three items. Request an information packet by contacting

The sale will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Shoreline Fire Department Station 63, 1410 NE 180 St, Shoreline 98155 in the North City Business District. Note that parking will be limited.

  • Sale begins at 9am – No Previews
  • Silent Auction bidding ends at 3pm
  • Auction bids for the range, generator, and commercial washer are due at 4:00 pm
  • Sale ends at 4:00pm
  • All items to be picked up by 5pm
Items at the sale are either pre-priced at disposal prices or are available for bid by silent auction.

Bid Instructions
Some of the silent auction items at the sale may have a minimum bid listed. The
sealed bid auction items do not have a minimum price, but the Shoreline Fire
Department has the right to reject any and all bids. However, all items are to be
disposed of and are priced accordingly.

Rules for silent auction are as follows:
  1. Items listed at “bid” price will have a bid sheet attached.
  2. All items will have a minimum bid which is the declared “value” of the item
  3. Persons wanting to place a bid on an item shall write their name and phone number at which they can be reached after 3pm of the day of the sale, and their bid price.
  4. Beginning at 3pm, bid sheets will be collected by a Department official, once the sheet is collected the bidding shall be considered closed. Sealed bids for the Dacor Range, Kohler Generator and Milnor Commercial Washer will close at 4:00 pm.
  5. If parties are involved in bidding, or attempting to bid as the sheet is collected, each interested party may verbally submit a bid to the Department official.
  6. The highest bid accepted by the Department official at that time shall be considered the sale price.
  7. Upon collection of bid sheets, the top bidder for each item shall be contacted by phone (after 3pm), or in person if they are present. If the top bidder is not reached by phone (or person) after the first attempt, the next highest bidder shall be considered the highest bidder.
  8. All Silent auction items are to be paid for (cash or in-state check) by 5pm, or the top bidder shall be disqualified and the item shall be offered to the next highest bidder to purchase by 5pm.
  9. Any remaining items not bid upon at the minimum bid shall be retained by the department for possible later sale or disposal.
  10. Any disputes shall be resolved by the Department official and his decision shall be final.

Any inquiries should be directed to 206-533-6500 or

The Department reserves the right to reject any and all bids. All items are sold “as is” with no implied or actual guarantees or warranties.

Revised from original publication for clarification of rules of sale.


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