Nothing says the last day of school like the fire department coming in to cool things off!
Station 11 went out and did some driver/pumper training today. They had the driver do one of the more difficult evolutions required of our pump operators. Deploy a master stream(flowing 1000 gallons a minute) off tank water(only 500 gallons of water), followed by connecting to his own supply (hydrant) and pumping to a deployed handline through 150' of 2 1/2 inch hose to another 150' of 1 3/4 hose achieving 150 pounds per square inch of pressure at the nozzle so it will flow over 200 gallons a minute. Two hours later he was doing the real thing on a car fire adjacent to an apartment building!
Members of the Renton Fire & Emergency Services High Angle Rope Rescue Team perfecting their craft. This drill simulated a window washer that had become trapped while working on the side of a building. This type of work is highly technical, time critical and staffing intensive. Our members train weekly to keep their skill sharpened!

Renton Regional Fire Authority responded to a fully involved RV fire in the area of North fourth and Houser Way. Both occupants were able to remove themselves without injury. Red Cross has been notified and the fire is under investigation.

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With the design and planning of the new Fire Station 15 under our belt, we're excited to begin the construction process! We will share updates and pictures every step of the way as this new station is built. Here's a peek at the lot location of the new station. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on February 27th. Click here for more pictures and more info: #newfirestation #station15 #renton #firefighters

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The third working fire in two days that our Renton Regional Fire Authority has had to battle. This fire is in the 11600 block of Petrovitsky, please stay clear and avoid this as there are a lot of fire apparatus addressing this fire.

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#BREAKING: Possible grow operation inside Renton house that's on fire. Crews are fighting it defensively due to hazards in the structure. Chopper 7 is over the scene for a report on KIRO 7 live at 5 p.m.

Renton Regional Fire Authority is currently on a traffic collision at 13400 block of Petrovitsky. One minor injury but significant damage to the vehicles. Traffic is impacted in the area. The accident is being investigated by the King County Sheriffs Office.

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Renton RFA units, along with King County Medic One, responded to a report of a wrong-way driver on I-405 near Talbot Rd S. Units arrived to find a total of three patients - one critical and 2 minor. The critical patient was transported to Harborview, condition unknown. The two minors were taken to Valley by Aid 13. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the WSP. L11, E14, A13, B13, M5 and MSO1 responded.

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Busy day in the Renton/Skyway area, with a commercial fire and a residential fire. The commercial fire came in early yesterday morning and was located at the 12700 block of 76th Ave S. Quick action by Engine 22 kept the fire damage to a minimum. Engine 11,12,14,22,L11,B12 responded from the RRFA to assist.

The second fire came in around 5 p.m. yesterday and was located near the 7600 block of S. 135th Street. Engine 11 arrived and quickly knocked down the fire but remained in a defensive strategy for the first 10 minutes due to the amount of flames and ammunition discharging in the home. One occupant was transported for smoke inhalation. Their condition is unknown but not serious. The cause of both fires is under investigation. E11, E14, E53, E22, L11, B12, B13, B51, M5, MSO1, Rehab 1 and 3 responded.

C shift Engine and Ladder 11 getting it done on the drill ground! Nice work!

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SKCFTC - Hitting the drill ground as a team.

We are proud to present a Citizen Award to Eve Repunte for her heroic efforts during a small electrical fire at Merrill Gardens Senior Living community last month. Eve's quick actions ensured the safety of residents and minimized property damage. Read more about her brave experience here: #renton #citizenaward #fireprevention

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We are extremely proud of the efforts Renton Firefighters IAFF 864 have made to raise funds and awareness for an organization as important as The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Washington/Alaska Chapter. In addition to raising money at Saturday's fundraiser, in preparation for the Firefighter Stairclimb, they were recently honored with the Legacy Award for lifetime donations over $100k! Keep up the good work! We can't wait to continue to follow their journey as they climb for the cure next month.

Renton Firefighters IAFF 864 added 5 new photosattending Renton Union Firefighters Stairclimb Fundraiser with Connie Shim Sotelo and 2 others.

Our The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Washington/Alaska Chapter Firefighter fundraiser is going so well thanks to your generous donations and encouragement. Thanks to the many people who made a the trip to see our union members climbing for a cure.

Join us Saturday February 10th as our off-duty Renton Firefighers climb for a cure. Our off duty Firefighters are participating in the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Washington/Alaska Chapter Firefighter Stairclimb and they are holding a fundraising event. They would love to see you there! Come down and cheer on or Firefighters!#wafirefighters #iaffnewsdesk

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Renton Firefighters IAFF 864 is with Brandon Weeks and 7 others at The Landing In Renton.

Join us Saturday February 10th as we Climb for a Cure. Members from our union are participating in the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Washington/Alaska Chap...ter Firefighter Stairclimb and we are holding a fundraising event. We would love to see you there! Come down and grab a drink at Trenchers Kitchen & Tap for a good cause. #wafirefighters #iaffnewsdesk

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We are excited to announce the addition of two new engines into our fleet. These engines replace two aging rigs that have been in service for more than 20 years. Our Renton Highlands team commemorated the delivery of their new rig with a ceremonial Push Back. View pictures and find out more about how these rigs will help serve the community here: #firetruck #renton #firefighter #new

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Congratulations are in order for the 2017 Firefighter of the Year for the Renton Regional Fire Authority. Firefighter Kevin Swynenburg was selected by his co-workers for his work as one of our Senior Firefighters and his dedication to his job and ensuring that he and his crew are providing the highest level of service possible. Kevin is assigned to the Fairwood Station 17. Congrats and well done. FF Swynenburg is pictured with his Battalion Chief Craig Soucy.

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Renton Regional Fire Authority Firefighters responded to a report of an explosion at a private residence in the Highlands area of Renton. Units responded and Deputy Fire Marshal's found that a propane tank located in an enclosed outdoor kitchen was the cause of the explosion. Thankfully no one was injured.

Always remember that flammable liquid should be cared for and only used in a safe and well ventilated area.

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Great video demonstrating what our six recruits went through over the last 5 months! Strong work! They all graduated last night!

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