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Fire department: Child window falls at record levels in county


Last updated 9/16/2021 at 7:42am

South County Fire is urging parents and caregivers of young children to take precautions as injuries from child window falls are nearing record-setting levels in Snohomish County.

"At least 10 window falls have occurred in Snohomish County since April – including three in the last few weeks," said Wendy Burchill, Snohomish Health District Healthy Communities communications specialist.

"We're still compiling summer data, so we don't know the full picture just yet. We typically see eight window falls per year, and our record a few years back was 12. We are on pace to exceed that number th...

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