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 […]
Posted: July 31st, 2015 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires, Rescues.
Tags: Boat, Capitol Hill, Central District, Electrical, full response, Greenwood, Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials, phinney ridge, Ravenna, tar, University District
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 […]
Posted: July 23rd, 2015 under Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: bearded dragon, lizard, Maple Leaf, Pet, Seattle, seattle firefighters
July 22—Seattle Fire Department currently has nine firefighters at the Blue Creek Fire in Walla Walla County. The firefighters are part of a Type 1 Engine Company Strike Team Deployment to Wenatchee, Washington. The firefighters deployed from Seattle the night of […]
Posted: July 22nd, 2015 under Fire Line.
July 22, 2015 -Since June 1st, the Seattle Fire Department has responded to a 178% increase in brush fires. The warm, dry conditions are creating the perfect fuel for fires to burn. By two p.m. today, the Seattle Firefighters has already responded to four brush fires and four beauty bark fires. The most serious fire […]
Posted: July 22nd, 2015 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: Beauty bark fire, Brush Fire, Seattle, seattle firefighters, Wildfire, Wildland
July 20-At 1:22 a.m., neighbors called 911 to report smoke coming from the basement of a home located in the 4400 block of SW Graham Street. Neighbors attempted to knock on the door to wake up the occupants of the home. When firefighters arrived to find flames visible from the crawl space of the home […]
Posted: July 20th, 2015 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Graham Street, Seattle, West Seattle
July 18—Seattle firefighters rescued a woman from a second floor window of a burning apartment building in South Park this morning. At 3:28 p.m. firefighter dispatchers received multiple calls of a two-story apartment building on fire in the 1000 block of S Thistle St. Callers reported a person trapped on the second floor of the […]
Posted: July 18th, 2015 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: Arson Bomb Squad, Seattle, South Park, SPD
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 11, located at 1514 SW Holden St. in the Highland Park neighborhood, during an open house on July 18, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]
Posted: July 17th, 2015 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Levy, Fire Line, Public Education.
Tags: Harold Scoggins
SEATTLE – (July 14, 2015) Today, Seattle Fire Department Chief Harold Scoggins received 20 donated pet oxygen masks from the Invisible Fence Brand of Seattle. The masks will be used to resuscitate animals overcome by smoke inhalation at fire scenes. “I am very thankful for Invisible Fence’s generous donation,” said Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins. […]
Posted: July 14th, 2015 under Fire Line.
Tags: Cat, Dog, Invisible Fence, pet oxygen mask, pet rescue, Seattle, Seattle Animal Control, Seattle Fire
July 10–Seattle Fire Investigators determined an early morning fire at a Fremont daycare center was accidental most likely caused by improperly discarded smoking materials on the back deck. At 5:24 a.m. firefighters responded to the 3600 block of Fremont Avenue North for a fire on the back porch of a daycare center and home. Firefighter […]
Posted: July 10th, 2015 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Fremont, improperl, Red Cross, Seattle
July 10–Fire investigators are classifying the cause of an early morning fire at a vacant house in the Rainier Valley as undetermined. At 3:17 a.m. a 911 caller reported smoke and flames coming from a vacant home located next door. When firefighters arrived they found flames shooting from every floor of a home located in the […]
Posted: July 10th, 2015 under Fire Line.
Tags: July 10, Rainier Valley, Renton Avenue, Seattle, seattle firefighters, undetermined, vacant