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Have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!

  The Seattle Fire Department reminds residents to be mindful of fire safety during this holiday season. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking-related fires.  Other holiday-related home fires involve heating and electrical sources. Here are a few safety tips to make your Thanksgiving safer: Keep an adult by the stove while cooking your […]

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Seattle Fire Department Driving Policy

Safety is a top priority for the Seattle Fire Department.  The Department has a zero tolerance policy on the use of drugs and/or alcohol while on duty. In addition, the fire company officer conducts a daily “fit for duty” check of all firefighters at the beginning of each shift. The fire company officer looks for any signs of […]

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Fremont Fatal Apartment Fire Causes Quarter Million Dollars in Damage

OVERNIGHT UPDATE: Address change to 3612 2nd Avenue NW from original reported address of 200 block of NW 39th Street. November 7—A two-alarm fire in Fremont has taken the life of a man in his 80’s and seriously injured a second man. This is still an active fire investigation with the case being classified as […]

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Pickup Truck Through Phinney Ridge Starbucks

November 3—Seattle Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Team members secured a Phinney Ridge Starbucks after a truck plowed through the front of the coffee shop. At 2:52 a.m., a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a pickup truck into the front of the Starbucks located at 316 N 67th Street. When […]

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Change your Clock/Change your Battery

                  Come visit the Seattle Firefighters as they team up with Energizer for a Change your Clock/Change your Battery event at the Bartell’s Drug Store at 100 N 85th Street on Saturday November 1, 2014 from Noon to 3 p.m. As the end of Daylight Saving Time […]

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Seattle Fire Responses to Saturday Night Wind Storm

October 27–Saturday’s wind storm caused an increase in emergency responses by the Seattle Fire Department. We saw a 13% increase for the day over the previous Saturday. Between 7 p.m. and midnight, the firefighters responded to 17 Automatic Fire Alarms or Alarm Bells ringing at business and residential buildings. At 7:40 p.m. at 4700 Ravenna […]

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West Seattle Head-On Crash

October 19–  Medics transported a 26-year-old male to Harborview Medical Center after a Good Samaritan pulled him from his burning SUV in West Seattle. At 8:08 p.m. firefighters responded to Sylvan Way SW and SW Morgan Street for reports of a head-on collision between a red SUV and a car. The SUV was on fire […]

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Seattle Fire Chief to retire after 44 years with the Department

  SEATTLE (Oct. 16, 2014) – Mayor Ed Murray announced today that Chief Gregory M. Dean intends to retire from the Seattle Fire Department after a distinguished 44-year career with the Seattle Fire Department. “Chief Dean demonstrated the highest commitment to public service over a distinguished career here at the City,” said Murray. “We salute […]

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Seattle Fire Day at the MOHAI

  Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014 Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: MOHAI – 860 Terry Ave E.   On Saturday, October 11th, the Seattle Fire Department, in partnership with the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) will kick off Fire Prevention Month with a special program: Seattle Fire Day. Join us for a […]

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Capitol Hill Vacant House Fire Still Under Investigation

October 3- An early morning house fire at a vacant Capitol Hill house remains under investigation. The case has been turned over to Seattle Police Department’s Arson Bomb Squad for further investigation. At 2:47 a.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire inside the two-story home located in […]

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