Contact: Seattle Fire Department PIO Corey Orvold, 206-386-1679 City, County and State Teams to Assess Health and Safety Conditions of Encampment Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Time: 9:25 a.m. What: Media availability with Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins Location: PIO will escort media to press area. Please park near Airport Way South […]
Posted: February 2nd, 2016 under Fire Line.
The Seattle Fire Department in partnership with the Department of Neighborhoods is sponsoring the 22nd Annual Neighbor Appreciation Day on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The department wants to say thank you to our neighbors who live and work around us. The day also serves as an opportunity for the […]
Posted: February 1st, 2016 under Fire Line.
Contact: Seattle Fire Department PIO Corey Orvold, 206-250-1892 Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016 Time: 9:30 a.m. What: Media availability with Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, Seattle Police Assistant Chief Steve Wilske and other members of the assessment team to explain assessment objectives. Location: Airport Way South and South Royal Brougham Way (grassy area southwest of the intersection) A […]
Posted: January 27th, 2016 under Fire Line.
Contact: Seattle Fire Department PIO Corey Orvold 206-386-1679 Community invited to tour Seattle’s latest fire station renovation Fire Station 29 hosts an open house 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to view the completed seismic and […]
Posted: January 25th, 2016 under Fire Line.
Cold, wet weather means that heaters are in use around Seattle. Half of home heating equipment fires are reported during the months of December, January, and February. A few simple steps can prevent most heating-related fires from happening: Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood […]
Posted: January 21st, 2016 under Fire Line.
The Seattle Fire Department would like to announce Corey Orvold as the new Public Information Officer. Corey is a graduate of Washington State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications emphasis in Broadcasting. Corey has over 10 years’ experience in the media, starting her career with an internship at KYCW and KNDD. She has also […]
Posted: January 4th, 2016 under Fire Line.
Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries and almost 20,000 reported fires per year! Fireworks are not allowed in the city of Seattle without a permit. Here’s some alternative ways to celebrate safely: Piñatas – Turn your celebration into a festive and exciting event with a colorful paper-mache piñata! Balloons with confetti – Slip […]
Posted: December 28th, 2015 under Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
A decorated holiday tree is the source for approximately 210 home fires each year in the US, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Electrical problems are the cause of one third of those tree fires. Consider these safety tips as you decorate this season! How to handle those holiday lights! Avoid overloading electrical outlets for […]
Posted: December 24th, 2015 under Fire Line.
The Seattle Fire Department and the family of Firefighter Josh Milton received information from law enforcement this morning that Washington State Patrol located Josh’s car at Deception Pass State Park. Two SFD liaisons will be meeting with park officials in Island County to assist with communication. The Department truly appreciates the support of Seattle Police and local […]
Posted: December 12th, 2015 under Fire Line.
Seattle police are working to locate a missing Seattle Firefighter after he did not arrive for a scheduled work shift Thursday evening. Colleagues of Joshua Ryan Milton, 36, contacted police when he did not arrive for his 5:30 PM shift as a paramedic student at Harborview Medical Center. Police have attempted to locate Firefighter Milton […]
Posted: December 11th, 2015 under Fire Line.