7 03, 2020

Barricade Collapse at Bumbershoot Music Festival

By |2020-04-12T22:26:24-07:00March 7th, 2020|

Four concert attendees suffered minor injuries when a 4-foot-high steel barricade collapsed at the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival at Seattle Center on Saturday. Seattle Fire Department Public Information Officer, David Cuerpo, reported that the Department received a call for assistance at approximately 10:00 pm on Saturday night. The call was one of multiple 911 calls that were made by concert attendees after the steel barricade collapsed against the weight of the crowd. Bumbershoot Festival The Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival takes place at Seattle Center every year over Labor Day weekend. The three-day event, which is now in its [...]

23 03, 2019

Seattle Ferry Hits Humpback Whale

By |2020-04-13T00:22:01-07:00March 23rd, 2019|

On the night of Tuesday, May 28th, a Washington State Ferry collided with a juvenile humpback whale in the waters of Elliott Bay. The impact occurred mere minutes after the ferry’s scheduled 8:15 p.m. departure from Coleman Dock, in downtown Seattle. Witnesses riding aboard the boat, at the time, reported seeing red water in the ship’s wake, and searches were conducted into the night, looking for either the injured whale or its remains. While neither was ever located, officials now assume that the accident proved fatal for the young humpback.  Reports said that nobody onboard the ferry was injured. Despite [...]