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Camp Blaze is Back and it is Free!

Do you know any young women between the ages of 16 to 19? Inspire them to step into the world of a firefighter and witness their success. Using the challenging arena of firefighting, Camp Blaze teaches young teenage women the value of team work, leadership skills and the power of self-confidence. This week long, life […]

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Real-Time 911 Dispatch System Maintenance

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.

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Fire Damages Ballard Apartment

                  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 […]

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Tug Boat Fire

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 […]

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Join Seattle Fire at the Seattle Neighborhood Summit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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 […]

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Firefighters Rescue and Revive Cats Trapped in Burning Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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 […]

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CO Detector Helps Save the Lives of Ballard Couple and Their Pet

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, […]

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Real-Time 911 Dispatch System Maintenance

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.

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Helicopter crashes near the Space Needle

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 […]

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Denver Fire Chief Pays Off Football Wager With Seattle Fire Chief

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         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 […]

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