Update: Emergency response at Spruce construction site

(Photo substituted 9:27 am for traffic-camera image that was here previously)
8:32 AM: Huge response, including units from across the bridge, rushing to 3922 SW Alaska – the Spruce construction site. The callout is for a “major natural-gas leak.” Updates shortly.

8:50 AM: Added the traffic camera showing emergency vehicles on the north side of Alaska.

8:58 AM: Our crew says Puget Sound Energy has just arrived, and workers from the site are across the street by Trader Joe’s until they get the all-clear:

Traffic IS getting by.

9:13 AM: Seattle Fire spokesperson Kyle Moore says crews shut off the gas before PSE arrived. No injuries reported.

2 Replies to "Update: Emergency response at Spruce construction site"

  • birdgeek March 10, 2014 (9:23 am)

    I love that I drove by there & thought, “How weird, they’re all standing together by Trader Joe’s–maybe it’s a Monday morning staff meeting?” Duhhhr. Glad everyone’s ok: that’s a scary way for them to start their week!

  • RedDog March 10, 2014 (9:46 am)

    Heard the response but didn’t think much about it living this close to the firehouse. Good thing it didn’t take the neighborhood with it.

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