Marina fire tops police blotter
By Shara Wallace
Fire rips through Des Moines Marina
Emergency workers responded to a fire that damaged boats and spilled some gas into Puget Sound June 23 at the Des Moines Marina. The state Department of Ecology, U.S. Coast Guard and the Des Moines Fire Department were called to the marina at 11:09 p.m. with report of a fire.
Firefighters put the fire out and put an oil containment boom in place. The Seattle Times reported 12 boats were damaged in the fire and two people were burned slightly. Officials are removing damaged boats from the water, and a small sheen of gasoline was visible in the water near one of the boats.
All oil spills have potential to damage the environment, and they would continue to monitor the situations, officials said. The cause of the fire was unknown.
Bad smell forces jet to land at Sea-Tac
More than 300 airline passengers made an unexpected stop at Sea-Tac Airport late June 27 when their flight from San Francisco to Germany was diverted overnight.
The plane made an emergency landing when an irritating smell started making some passengers sick.
Flight 459, operated by Lufthansa, was carrying 323 passengers to Munich, Germany when some passengers reported an irritating odor, described as an "electrical smell."
All are expected to be OK and no one was taken to the hospital.
Car break-ins, vandalism, prowlers and theft
14400 blk 26th Ave. S., 600 blk S. 152nd St., 15200 blk 8th Ave. S., 100 blk S.W. 160th St., 11500 blk 14th Ave. S., 16200 blk 11th Ave. S.W., 13200 blk Ambaum Blvd. S., 12700 blk 13th Ln. S.W., 14300 blk 1st Ave. S., 12400 blk 28th Ave. S., 1000 blk S.W. 151st, 1000 blk S.W. 139th St., 16200 blk Sylvester Rd. S., 15400 blk Des Moines Memorial Dr., 12400 blk Ambaum Blvd. S.W., 1000 blk S.W. 126th St., 14000 blk 1st Ave. S., 1000 blk S.W. 168th St.
Residential burglaries and break-ins
100 blk S.W. 160th St., 13200 blk 2nd Ave. S., 16600 blk Marine View Dr. S., 13000 blk 10th Ave. S., 11400 blk Military Rd. S., 11400 blk 16th Ave. S.W., 14900 blk 22nd Ave. S.W., 12600 blk 8th Ave. S., 11900 blk 1st Ave. S.W., 2000 blk S.W. 114th St., 11000 blk Roseburg Ave. S., 100 blk S. 174th St.