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More Seattle Firefighters Dispatched to Central and Eastern Washington Wild Fires

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South Park Fire Station Open House

SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out the completed seismic and safety upgrade of Seattle’s Fire Station 26, located at 800 S. Cloverdale St. in the South Park neighborhood, during an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. […]

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20 Seattle Firefighters are Dispatched Across State to Assist in Wildfires

                        August 20–On Thursday, August 20th the Washington State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) requested four firefighters from the Seattle Fire Department’s Critical Stress Incident Management team to provide support in Okanogan.  The firefighters will assist Forest Service crews in dealing with the loss of three firefighters and the […]

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Early Morning S. Park House Fire Caused by Transient Activity

August 17—A Seattle Fire Investigators determined an early morning fire at a vacant South Park home was accidental, caused by transient activity which ignited combustible materials in the attic space. At 5:36 a.m. a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting a large amount of smoke coming from an abandoned home located in […]

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Unattended Candle Caused Weekend House Fire in Ballard

August 16—Seattle Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire inside a 2nd story home located in the 8300 block of 28th Avenue NW. At 9:21 p.m., firefighters were called to the home for reports of flames visible from the second floor window of the home. When firefighters arrived they found a small fire in the upstairs bedroom. […]

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AlertSeattle Launches for Seattle Residents

                The City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management has launched a new emergency alerting system called Alert Seattle.   Residents can sign up for the free system which will send you customized alerts by: ·         Text message ·         Email ·         Voice Message ·         Facebook ·         Twitter This […]

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Technical Team Rescues Female Trapped Inside Charity Donation Box

August 10—The Seattle Fire Department Technical Rescue Team freed a woman stuck inside a charity donation box near Georgetown this morning. At 4:34 a.m. firefighters were called to the corner of 4th Avenue South and South Mead Street for a report of a female trapped inside a four foot by four foot by six foot […]

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Firefighters Evacuate Home After Car Fire Threatens South Seattle Home

August 7—Seattle Firefighters extinguished a car fire that resulted in a fatality at Renton Avenue South and South Fountain Street. The car collided with a power pole causing a number of charged power lines to fall across the scene. At 12:58 a.m. Seattle Firefighters were called to the scene for a report of a car […]

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Seattle Firefighters respond to six full-response fires in approximately 6 hour period

Thursday July 30th was a busy day for Seattle Firefighters.  Beginning shortly after 1 p.m. fire crews were dispatched to six full-response fires. Each full-response involves: Deputy Chief 2 Battalion Chiefs Safety Chief Staffing Office 4 Fire Engines 2 Ladder Trucks Aid Car Medic unit Air Unit Phinney Ridge  Fire     The first fire […]

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3 Maple Leaf Homes Burn in Two-Alarm Fire

  July 23—An early morning fire heavily damages three north Seattle homes in the Maple Leaf neighborhood.At 3 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a fire at a home under construction located in the 8500 block of 8th Avenue NE. When Engine Company 16 arrived, flames were shooting 30-40 feet into the air from […]

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