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The Seattle Fire Department reminds residents to be mindful of fire safety during this holiday season. Holiday-related home fires primarily involve cooking, heating and electrical sources. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking-related fires. Keep these tips in mind this Thanksgiving Holiday: • Check on food regularly while cooking – unattended cooking is the […][More]
Posted: November 20th, 2013 under Community Events, Fire Line, Fires, Public Education.
Tags: candle fires, cooking fire, electrical fire, Fire Safety, heating fire, holiday, holiday fires, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Thanksgiving, Turkey, turkey fryer fires
On October 30, 2013 the Seattle Fire Department treated 7 patients for Carbon Monoxide or CO exposure. Two people were found unconscious in a residential dwelling in the 13700 block of 35th Avenue NE. When firefighters arrived on scene, the levels of CO inside the unit were 1500 parts per million (ppm). The Occupational Safety […][More]
In the past month, the Seattle Fire Department has responded to more than 100 warm weather-related fires involving dry grass, bark and shrubs. Seattle residents can help reduce the chance of such outdoor fires by following a few simple steps: • Remove long grass, weeds or anything that can burn from around your home. This […][More]
For many of us, our pets are members of our family and the loss of a pet in a fire can be devastating. It is important to remember that you may have less than […][More]
Posted: May 15th, 2013 under Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: 911, cats, dogs, Fire, Firefighter, home fire drills, Pet, Pet Rescues, Public Education, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, small animals
Fire Station 14 hosts an open house May 16, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out the completed renovation of Seattle’s historic Fire Station 14, located at 3224 Fourth Ave. S in the SODO District, during […][More]
Posted: May 10th, 2013 under Community Events, Fire Line, Public Education.
Tags: FAS, Fire Chief Gregory Dean, fire station, Fire Station 14, Historic, Last Resort FIre Museum, Local 27, Mayor Mike McGinn, Neighborhood, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Mayor, SODO, South Downtown, Technical Rescue Team
Visit your local fire station on Saturday February 9, 2013 for the 19th Annual Neighbor Appreciation Day Celebration. Nearly two dozen fire stations will open their doors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event began in 1995 and has grown in popularity ever since its inception. Link to website: http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/neighborday/ Fire Stations scheduled to […][More]
Posted: January 9th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: 1/9/13, February 9, neighbor appreciation day, Open House
Recent Seattle home fires caused by unattended cooking are reminders about the precautions all people who use a stove should take before turning on a burner. Cooking-related fires are the number one cause of home fires. Safety Precautions • Do not leave cooking unattended on the stove. A serious fire can start in just seconds. […][More]
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that can cause severe illness or death. Carbon Monoxide is found in all fires, as well as fumes produced by charcoal or gas. It is produced by cars and trucks, small gasoline engines, stoves, lanterns, burning charcoal and wood, and gas ranges and heating systems. CO poisoning […][More]
The Seattle Fire Department reminds residents to be mindful of fire safety during this holiday season. Holiday-related home fires primarily involve cooking, heating and electrical sources. Busy kitchens can lead to unattended stoves. Cold winter weather results in high use of space and wall heaters. Festive lights can be temptation for the use of overloaded […][More]
Posted: December 11th, 2012 under Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Fires, Public Education.
Tags: cold, cooking, dangerous, Electrical, extension cord, festive, Fire Safety, heating, holiday, Holiday Fire Safety, holiday-related, home fires, kitchens, lights, outlets, overloaded, season, space, unattended stoves, Wall Heater, weather, winter
Seattle—An unattended candle is to blame for a house fire in West Seattle on Sunday morning according to a Seattle Fire Investigator. The candle was located in a bedroom and the investigator determined it most likely ignited available combustible materials. At 5:05 a.m. on Sunday November 18, 2012, a neighbor called the Fire Alarm Center […][More]