The Seattle Fire Department’s Real-Time 911 Dispatch System will be taken offline on Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Technicians will be conducting routine maintenance and software upgrades to the system. This system interruption will not affect emergency response dispatching for the Fire Department.[More]
An overheated electrical cord started a fire in a bedroom at the Telemark Apartments in Ballard Sunday morning. Firefighters arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and flames from a room on the third floor of the four story building. As the occupants were evacuating, firefighters […][More]
Posted: April 7th, 2014 under Fire Line.
On Wednesday April 2, Seattle Fire units from Ballard, Magnolia and the Marine Team successfully battled a 2 alarm fire on the Tug Boat Samson Mariner. Workers on the Samson Mariner called Seattle Fire’s dispatch center at 2:53 pm to report a fire on the boat which was moored at Fisherman’s Terminal. Heavy black smoke […][More]
Posted: April 4th, 2014 under Fire Line.
Join the Seattle Fire Department at the Seattle Neighborhood Summit on Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Here is a chance to meet the Seattle Firefighters in person. On hand will be a Fire Engine and a Ladder Truck where families […][More]
Posted: April 2nd, 2014 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line.
Tags: Cadets, careers, Department of Neighborhoods, Mayor Ed Murray, public educators, recruitment, Seattle, Seattle Center, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Seattle Neighborhood Summit
March 26—Seattle Firefighter/Paramedics resuscitated two cats that were overcome by smoke in a house fire in Columbia City. The first call to 911 came in at 7:14 p.m. after a neighbor spotted smoke pouring from the back deck of a home located in the 3200 block of South Hudson Street. When firefighters from […][More]
Posted: March 28th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: cats, Columbia City, Engine Company, hudson, resuscitate, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, South Seattle
UPDATE: 5 p.m. Seattle Police Investigators determined the cause of the CO Poisoning was accidental. The couple is recovering at Virginia Mason Medical Center. The couple’s dog was taken in by a neighbor. March 26—Firefighters rescued a couple and a dog out of a Ballard townhome full of Carbon Monoxide this morning. Prior to the firefighter’s arrival, […][More]
Posted: March 26th, 2014 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: Ballard, carbon monoxide, CO Alarm, CO Detector, Medic One, PSE, Puget Sound Energy, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, townhome, Virginia Mason Medical Center
The Seattle Fire Department’s Real-Time 911 Dispatch System will be taken offline on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Technicians will be conducting routine maintenance and software upgrades to the system. This system interruption will not affect emergency response dispatching for the Fire Department.[More]
At 7:40 this morning a KOMO TV News helicopter carrying two people crashed onto Broad Street near 5th Avenue igniting three cars. The pilot and news photographer onboard were killed instantly in the crash. A 37-year old man who was in the car hit by helicopter debris was transported to Harborview Medical Center with third […][More]
March 14— While wearing Quarterback Russell Wilson’s Seahawk Jersey, Seattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean installed a donated smoke detector at a Beacon Hill resident’s home. The free installation was payoff for a friendly Big Game wager between Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade and Seattle Fire Chief Dean. In January, the Chiefs of Seattle Fire […][More]
Posted: March 14th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: bet, Broncos, Denver, Denver Fire Chief, engine 13, Eric Tade, Fire Chief, football, Gregory Dean, Kidde, National Fire Protection Association, Seahawks, Seattle, Seattle Fire Chief, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, smoke alarm, smoke detector, Superbowl, Wager
Because of its importance for residents and businesses, the Seattle Fire Code is updated by the Seattle Fire Department in cooperation with a volunteer advisory board that represents the interests of the public, organized labor, and local business, industry, and technical trades. We are currently seeking to fill the Labor Representative board position. The labor […][More]
Posted: March 14th, 2014 under Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention.
Tags: fire code advisory board, Fire Marshals Office, Labor Advisory Board, Seattle, Seattle Fire Code, seattle firefighters