Seattle – When the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos face each other on Sunday, February 2, there will be more on the line than an NFL championship. The fire chiefs in Seattle and Denver are making the big game even more interesting by placing a friendly wager,a wager that may help save lives in the […]
Posted: January 28th, 2014 under Community Events, Fire Line, Public Education.
Tags: battery, Broncos, Denver Fire Department, Eric Tade, Fire Chief, football, friendly wager, Gregory Dean, Kidde, NFL, Seahawks, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, smoke alarms, smoke detectors, Superbowl, West Seattle
January 23- Seattle Firefighters extricated a female driver from her VW bug after the car flipped on its side and struck a Lake City medical building. Firefighter/Paramedics transported the woman in her 60′s to Harborview Medical Center with non life threatening injuries. http://spdblotter.seattle.gov/2014/01/23/car-crashes-into-building-in-lake-city/”></a>014/01/23/car-crashes-into-building-in-lake-city/
Posted: January 24th, 2014 under Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: Blog, Bug, Harborview Medical Center, Lake City, Paramedics, Ravenna, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Seattle Police Department, Volkswagen, VW
January 23—Fire Investigators determined a house fire in the Pinehurst neighborhood was accidental, caused by unattended food on the stove. At 5:41 p.m. a smoke alarm alerted the lone resident of the home to a fire in his kitchen. The automatic fire alarm alerted dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center to the fire […]
Posted: January 24th, 2014 under Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: flames, food on the stove, pinehurst, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, smoke alarm, unattended cooking fire
January 23—A Seattle Fire Investigator estimates a West Seattle garage fire caused $180,000 in damage. A neighbor called 911 at 4:47 a.m. to report smoke in the area of the 9400 block of 45th Avenue SW. When the first engine arrived, firefighters were directed to a back alley where they discovered a well-involved fire in […]
Posted: January 23rd, 2014 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: 45th Ave SW, Fauntleroy, garage fire, joists, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, undetermined, West Seattle
January 17—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined an early morning fire at a Leschi residential complex was accidental, caused by unattended food on the stove. At 4:43 a.m. multiple 911 calls came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire in a residential unit located in the 300 block of 28th Avenue South. Engine […]
Posted: January 17th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: 28th Avenue, American Red Cross, food on the stove, Leschi, Red Cross, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters
January 7— At 1 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department responded to a report of an explosion without fire or smoke at a one-story building located in the 2800 block of South McClellan Street. Firefighters arrived and evacuated the flower shop located in the front of the building. The explosion occurred inside one of 3 […]
Posted: January 7th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Arson Bomb Squad, City Light, Department of Planning and Development, Explosion, McClellan, PSE, Rainier Valley, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police
December 26—Fire Investigators are classifying the Christmas Eve fire at a building located in the 600 block of South King Street as undetermined. Due to the damage and risk of structural collapse, fire investigators are not allowed inside the building to complete their investigation. Today, structural engineers from the Department of Planning and Development determined […]
Posted: December 26th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: chinatown, collapse, collapse zone, Department of Planning and Development, DPD, International District, Maynard Alley, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, SFD, South King Street, two-alarm fire, undetermined
December 24— Seattle Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire in an International District building overnight. Firefighters evacuated the businesses on the ground floor of the three-story building. The top two stories were vacant residential units. At 3:57 p.m., multiple 911 calls came into Firefighter/Dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from the roof of […]
Posted: December 25th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: American Red Cross, chinatown, Fire, I-District, International District, King Street, Maynard Street, OEM, Office of Emergency Management, Seattle Fire, seattle firefighters, Seattle Parks, Wah Mee
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 […]
Posted: December 23rd, 2013 under Fire Line.
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 […]
Posted: December 16th, 2013 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 3 (Medic One), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line.