Shoreline Fire calls for September and October - and photos from crane rescue training

Sunday, November 17, 2019

What if you have to rescue an injured worker
from a construction crane? Fire departments
train so they can respond.

Here are the stats for local calls to Shoreline Fire for the months of September and October 2019.

The photos are from a multi-agency training exercise to rescue workers from cranes. They were taken by Steven H. Robinson

Getting to an injured crane worker is a little
more challenging than many rescues

  • Aid - 637
  • Aid Non Emergency - 139
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
    • Motor Vehicle Collision Aid (MVA) - 48
    • MVA Medic - 5 (+6 w/ M142 and M157 in Bothell, Kirkland, Northshore and Woodinville)
    • MVA Rescue - 1 (+3 w/M142 and M157 in Bothell, Kirkland, Northshore and Woodinville)
  • Medic
    • Medic - 290 (+245 w/ M142 and M157 in Bothell, Kirkland, Northshore and Woodinville)
    • Cardiac Arrest - 20 (+15 /M142 and M157 in Bothell, Kirkland, Northshore and Woodinville)
At least three fire departments participated in the training

  • Automatic Fire Alarm (AFA) - 110
  • Dumpster Fire - 1
  • Electrical Odor - 1
  • Flooding Minor - 4
  • Haz - 8 CO alarms
  • Haz Aid - 4
  • Natural Gas
    • Natural Gas in the Area - 2
    • Natural Gas in Commercial - 1
    • Natural Gas/Line Fracture - 1
    • Natural Gas in a Residence - 1
  • Smoke
    • Smoke/Burn Complaint - 12
    • Smoke/Commercial - 2
    • Smoke Residential - 3
    • Smoke Smell/Haze in the Area - 7
    • Smoke/Ventilation - 1
Lower the injured worker to the ground

  • Service Call - 32
  • Still Alarm (when someone comes to our station w/an emergency *please call, in case we are not there) - 2
  • Structure Fires
    • Structure Fire Commercial - 1 w/M142
    • Structure Fire Multi Family - 1 (+1 w/M142 and M157)
    • Structure Fire/Out Building - 1
    • Structure Fire Residential - 1 (+3 w/M157)
    • Structure Fire Unconfirmed - 2
  • Vehicle Fire - 3



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