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Helicopters practice lifesaving rescues as part of the Cascadia Rising earthquake drill

Imagine a 9.0 earthquake so devastating that it impacts the entire Northwest Region. That is the basis for the Cascadia Rising earthquake exercise being held this week in multiple states. When a disaster of this magnitude strikes, a regional air response is necessary to face the challenges of saving lives over a large geographical area. The Northwest […]

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Don’t Miss the 2016 Fire Festival!

Come join the Seattle Fire Department at the 2016 Fire Festival, on Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is in Bell Street Park, between 4 Avenue and 5 Avenue on Bell Street. The Fire Festival will feature antique fire trucks from the Last Resort Fire Department, children’s story time, a […]

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Media Advisory: Seattle to Announce PulsePoint App

  CONTACT:  Lee Keller                                                                     Corey Orvold (206) 799-3805                                                          (206) 250-1892 lee@thekellergroup.com                                           Corey.Orvold@seattle.gov   INTRODUCING PULSEPOINT: A NEW WAY TO SAVE SEATTLE LIVES   (Seattle – May 27, 2016) On Wednesday, June 1, The Medic One Foundation, in partnership with the Seattle Fire Department, will be announcing the newest way to save lives by launching PulsePoint, a […]

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Media Advisory: Seattle Fire Department Participates in National “We Remember Night”

Contact:               Corey Orvold, PIO                               (206) 386-1679 Seattle Fire Department Participates in National “We Remember Night” In support of families of firefighters and first responders who have taken their own lives, the Seattle Fire Department will participate in the national “We Remember Night” on May 20, 2016. Seattle Fire Department companies not engaged in an […]

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Media Advisory: Seattle Fire Department to Honor Heroes

Contact:          Corey Orvold, PIO, (206) 386-1679 SEATTLE FIRE DEPARTMENT’S ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY CELEBRATES HEROES The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle 4 Rotary Club will honor the fire department’s 2015 award recipients. Each year, department members nominate their colleagues and Seattle residents for their exemplary service and dedication to the community. This is the first year […]

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Detached Garage Fire Ruled Accidental

Fire investigators determined the fire on the 170 block of Lake Washington Boulevard East was accidental. The fire was the result of a chemical reaction from oil soaked rags placed in a trash can. At 2:26 a.m., fire dispatchers received a call reporting a fire in a detached garage that had spread to a three-story, […]

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Multi-Family Home Fire Ruled Accidental

Fire investigators have determined the basement fire on the 200 block of 10 Avenue East was accidental. The fire was the result of improperly discarded smoking materials. At 8:15 p.m., on May 4, 2016, fire dispatchers received several calls reporting the fire at the multi-family dwelling. When Ladder 10 arrived on the scene, they saw […]

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Fraternity Fire Ruled Accidental

Fire investigators have determined the house fire at the University of Washington Phi Chi Fraternity was accidental. The fire was caused by a malfunction in the electrical system in the basement of the home. On May 2, 2016, fire dispatchers received a call at 4 a.m. reporting smoke in the two-story home with basement. The […]

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Media Advisory: Seattle Fire Deputy Chief of Training to Speak on Recruit Live Fire Training

Contact:           Corey Orvold PIO, 206-250-1892 Media Availability SEATTLE – The Deputy Chief of Training for the Seattle Fire Department will be available to speak to the media about the live fire training for Recruit Class #104, at 5002 Southwest Hudson Street in West Seattle. WHO:             Seattle Fire Department Deputy Chief of Training, Mark […]

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Palatine House Fire Ruled Accidental

Fire investigators determined the house fire on the 6500 block of Palatine Avenue North on April 20, 2016, was accidental. The fire was caused by overheated electrical wiring in the kitchen of the home. At 6:19 p.m., fire dispatchers received multiple calls of a fire inside the home. Engine 21, arrived to find heavy black […]

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