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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 […]


West Seattle Couple Donates New Medic Unit to the Seattle Fire Department

The Seattle Fire Department has a brand new Medic Unit thanks to the generous donation of a West Seattle couple. In 2012, the estate of William C. Sanders and Mildred Krahmer Sanders donated more than $550,000 to the City of Seattle to purchase two new medic units for the Seattle Fire Department. “My aunt and uncle cared […]


Meet your Local Firefighters Tonight as SFD partners with SPD for “Night Out Against Crime.”

August 2—Seattle Firefighters will be visiting several “Night Out Against Crime” celebrations tonight near neighborhood fire stations. This is the 27th annual celebration here in Seattle which falls on the first Tuesday of every August. Seattle Firefighters will stop by neighborhood gatherings to promote fire safety and awareness. Seattle Police Officers will also be out […]


Boy Treated After Falling Out of Tree

July 4- Seattle Firefighters had to hike a mile-and-a-half down a trail to reach a 9-year-old boy who fell out of a tree at Discovery Park. Around 5:45pm, the boy was hiking with his family when he climbed an approximately 8-foot-tall tall tree and a branch broke, causing the boy to fall several feet onto rocks.  The 911 […]


Trapped man thanks firefighters for his rescue

Photos Courtesy John Odegard The Seattle Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Team quickly extricated a man trapped under an estimated 3000-pound battery backup unit at a loading dock located in South Lake Union.  At 11:51 am, firefighters were called to the underground loading area of a several story building located in the 900 block of Republican […]


Burn Awareness Week, February 6 – 12

Burns and fire injuries affect 116,600 children each year in the US, including 600 deaths of children, ages 14 and under. Most injuries occur at home in the kitchen or bathroom. In Washington State, scald injuries are the second leading cause of death in children ages 0-4 years old. By taking these simple steps, you can […]


North Beach House Fire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Seattle Firefighters will begin their investigation into what started an early morning house fire at 3021 Northwest 92nd Street later this afternoon or early tomorrow.  Because of the partial collapse of the house it isn’t safe for investigators to enter. Seattle Fire dispatchers received numerous 911 calls at 7:40 a.m.  from neighbors reporting a house fire […]


Seattle Firefighters will Honor Deputy Chief Youngs with a Procession and Memorial Service

On November 4, 2010 a traditional firefighter procession and memorial service will be held to honor Seattle Fire Department Deputy Chief Jesse Youngs who died at the age of 53 on October 22, 2010 after losing his battle with cancer. The procession will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Boren Avenue and Mercer Street and will […]


SFD to kick off Fire Prevention Month October 7 at MOHAI

On Thursday, October 7, the Seattle Fire Department, in partnership with the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) will kick off Fire Prevention Month with a special program: Lessons of the Past & Present: What the Seattle Fire can teach us about fire safety today. Admission to the museum will be free, and from 10 […]


Firefighters drop by Night Out parties around the City

Last night, Seattle Firefighters and representatives from the Public Education Division enjoyed time with neighbors during National Night Out. Firefighters visited as many neighborhood block parties as they could get to during the evening, all while continuing to respond to fire and medical emergencies throughout the City. Thank you to all of the Seattle residents who let […]

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