Archive for 'Public Education'
Do your smoke alarms need to be replaced? If they are more than 10 years old, it might be time to replace them with new ones. According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. A working smoke alarm significantly increases your […][More]
SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out the completed seismic and safety upgrade of Seattle’s Fire Station 11, located at 1514 SW Holden St. in the Highland Park neighborhood, during an open house on July 18, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. […][More]
Do not use consumer fireworks. Fireworks are illegal in the City of Seattle without a permit from the Seattle Fire Department. Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. Celebrate Independence Day by attending a public fireworks display. Did you know? In 2013, an estimated 11,400 people went to the emergency room for […][More]
Week of the Young ChildTM April 12-18 is the 2015 Week of the Young ChildTM – an annual celebration to focus on the needs of young children. Safety Tips for Keeping Kids Fire Safe: Practice fire drills at home – teach two ways out of every room and practice crawling low under smoke to get […][More]
Posted: March 30th, 2015 under Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: Fire drills, Fire Safety, home fire safety check, injury prevention, Keeping Kids Safe, preschool program, Public Education, safe play keep away, safety tips, seattle firefighters, Seattle. Seattle Fire Department, smoke alarms, Week of the Young Child
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than half (56 percent) of home candle fires occur when something that can catch on fire is too close to the candle. Consider using battery-operated flameless candles, which can look, smell and feel like real candles. If you use candles: Extinguish all candles when leaving a […][More]
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 […][More]
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 […][More]
Posted: October 31st, 2014 under Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: Bartell Drugs, change your battery, Change your clock, Daylight Saving Time, energizer, Seattle, seattle firefighters
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 […][More]
Seattle-The Seattle Fire Department is partnering with the Seattle Public Library for a reading program aimed at increasing literacy, and raising awareness of home fire safety. The Firefighter Story Times at the Seattle Public Library is part of October’s Fire Prevention Month. Seattle Firefighters will read No Dragons for Tea to dozens of preschool children […][More]
Posted: September 30th, 2014 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: Ballard, Beacon Hill, Capitol Hill, Central District, Green Lake, Greenwood, New Holly, Rainier, Raininer Valley, Seattle, seattle firefighters, seattle public library, South Park, story times
Every year, fireworks-related fires and injuries increase around the 4th of July despite the fact that the selling, possessing or using fireworks is banned in the City of Seattle and in most cities and towns in King County. Young children are at a high risk of being injured from fireworks. Around 35% of people hospitalized […][More]