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Fire at Lake City Townhome Ruled Accidental

Seattle Fire investigators have determined the fire at a townhome located on the 2800 block of Northeast 130th Street on April 3, 2016, was accidental. Investigators believe the fire started in the garage and extended up the north side of the townhome’s exterior. Just after 11 p.m. on Sunday night, firefighters responded to multiple reports […]


Media Advisory: Ballard Station 18 Open House

       Contact: Seattle Fire Department PIO Corey Orvold 206-386-1679 Community invited to check out Seattle’s latest fire station renovation Fire Station 18 hosts an open house 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, April 2, 2016 SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out […]


Media Advisory: City to Hold Helicopter Disaster Support Exercise

Media Advisory: City to Hold Helicopter Disaster Support Exercise Contact: Corey Orvold, Seattle Fire Department, 206-250-1892 David Takami, Seattle Parks and Recreation, 206-684-8020  City to hold helicopter disaster support exercise at Magnuson and Discovery parks  WHEN:                        Wednesday, March 30, 2016  TIME:                           Media opportunity: 4:00 p.m., at Magnuson Park Helicopter/communications exercise: Noon to 5:30 p.m. […]


Every Cooking Pan Needs a Good Lid!

  Cooking-related fires are the number one cause of home fires. A lid, used properly, can suffocate a pan fire on top of the stove, preventing a serious kitchen fire. Better yet, review the following safety tips to prevent a cooking fire at your home! Safety Tips Do not leave cooking unattended on the stove. […]


Mayor Seeking Board Members for Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is seeking board members for the Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board. The Fire Code Advisory Board (FCAB) was created by the Seattle City Council to provide the public and local business, industry and technical trades a clear voice in the fire code process. Board members advise the City on updates and revisions to the […]


Media Advisory: Seattle Fire Lieutenant to Speak on Greenwood Experience

Contact:           Corey Orvold PIO, 206-250-1892 Media Availability SEATTLE – Seattle Fire Lieutenant will be available to speak about his experience at yesterday’s explosion at 85th and Greenwood. WHO:             Seattle Fire Lieutenant Edward Newell WHEN:           Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE:       Meet at the northeast corner 84th and Greenwood  


Greenwood Explosion Ruled Accidental

Seattle Fire Investigators have determined that the early morning explosion and resulting fire in Greenwood were accidental and caused by a natural gas leak on the exterior of the building. Three businesses located in the building shared common walls and were leveled by the blast: Quick Stop Grocery at 8409 Greenwood Avenue North, Mr. Gyros at 8411 […]


Greenwood Explosion

An early morning explosion leveled several Greenwood businesses and sent nine firefighters to the hospital on March 9, 2016. Fire companies responded to reports of a natural gas leak at 1:04 a.m. in the vicinity of Greenwood Avenue North and 85th Street. A short time later flying glass and debris from an explosion and fire injured eight firefighters and a battalion chief. All […]


Plum Street Fire Ruled Accidental

March 2- Seattle Fire investigators have determined an overnight fatal fire was accidental. Investigators believe the fire was caused by an electrical malfunction on the back porch which spread to the inside of the home. Firefighters responded to reports of a fire in the 2000 block of South Plum Street at 11:24 p.m.  As firefighters […]


How Safe Are Your Electrical Outlets?

Love your morning coffee machine and browsing on your computer? Just be sure they are not plugged into the same outlet! Your electrical outlets can only handle one high wattage appliance at a time. Portable high energy appliances include microwaves, hair dryers, toasters, crockpots, blender, computers, TV, fan, air conditioner, portable heater. Electrical fires are the third […]

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