Join the Seattle Fire Department at the Seattle Neighborhood Summit on Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Here is a chance to meet the Seattle Firefighters in person. On hand will be a Fire Engine and a Ladder Truck where families […][More]
Posted: April 2nd, 2014 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line.
Tags: Cadets, careers, Department of Neighborhoods, Mayor Ed Murray, public educators, recruitment, Seattle, Seattle Center, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Seattle Neighborhood Summit
March 26—Seattle Firefighter/Paramedics resuscitated two cats that were overcome by smoke in a house fire in Columbia City. The first call to 911 came in at 7:14 p.m. after a neighbor spotted smoke pouring from the back deck of a home located in the 3200 block of South Hudson Street. When firefighters from […][More]
Posted: March 28th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: cats, Columbia City, Engine Company, hudson, resuscitate, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, South Seattle
UPDATE: 5 p.m. Seattle Police Investigators determined the cause of the CO Poisoning was accidental. The couple is recovering at Virginia Mason Medical Center. The couple’s dog was taken in by a neighbor. March 26—Firefighters rescued a couple and a dog out of a Ballard townhome full of Carbon Monoxide this morning. Prior to the firefighter’s arrival, […][More]
Posted: March 26th, 2014 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line.
Tags: Ballard, carbon monoxide, CO Alarm, CO Detector, Medic One, PSE, Puget Sound Energy, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, townhome, Virginia Mason Medical Center
The Seattle Fire Department’s Real-Time 911 Dispatch System will be taken offline on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Technicians will be conducting routine maintenance and software upgrades to the system. This system interruption will not affect emergency response dispatching for the Fire Department.[More]
March 14— While wearing Quarterback Russell Wilson’s Seahawk Jersey, Seattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean installed a donated smoke detector at a Beacon Hill resident’s home. The free installation was payoff for a friendly Big Game wager between Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade and Seattle Fire Chief Dean. In January, the Chiefs of Seattle Fire […][More]
Posted: March 14th, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Public Education.
Tags: bet, Broncos, Denver, Denver Fire Chief, engine 13, Eric Tade, Fire Chief, football, Gregory Dean, Kidde, National Fire Protection Association, Seahawks, Seattle, Seattle Fire Chief, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, smoke alarm, smoke detector, Superbowl, Wager
Because of its importance for residents and businesses, the Seattle Fire Code is updated by the Seattle Fire Department in cooperation with a volunteer advisory board that represents the interests of the public, organized labor, and local business, industry, and technical trades. We are currently seeking to fill the Labor Representative board position. The labor […][More]
Posted: March 14th, 2014 under Community Events, Fire Line, Fire Prevention.
Tags: fire code advisory board, Fire Marshals Office, Labor Advisory Board, Seattle, Seattle Fire Code, seattle firefighters
March 3—A fire at a Greenwood auto lube shop was most likely caused by an electrical junction box. At 1:09 a.m. a call came into firefighter/dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from the auto shop located at the corner of Greenwood Avenue North and Holman Road North. When Engine Company 31 arrived […][More]
Posted: March 4th, 2014 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: electrical fire, Greenwood, Jiffy Lube, junction box, Seattel Firefighters, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department
March 4—A Seattle Fire Investigator determined an early morning West Seattle house fire was caused by a space heater placed too close to furniture. At 12:52 a.m. a 911 call came into fire dispatcher at the Fire Alarm Center reporting smoke from a house located in the 8400 block of 20th Avenue SW. When Engine […][More]
March 1—A Seattle Fire Investigator is classifying a fire at a Capitol Hill apartment building as accidental. The cause was determined to be oil overheating in the kitchen. At 11:35 p.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a kitchen fire in the ground unit of a building located in […][More]
Posted: March 3rd, 2014 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Accidental, Capitol Hill, cooking fire, Engine Company 25, food on the stove, Harvard, Kitchen Fire, Metro, oil fire, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, SFD, smoky
February 22—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a roof fire at a home located in the Rainier Beach area of Seattle was accidental and caused by an electrical fire near the exterior porch light. At 12:03 a.m. a 911 call came into the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames coming from a the roof of a one-story home […][More]
Posted: February 23rd, 2014 under Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Fires, Public Education.
Tags: accidental fire, electrical fire, light fixture, rainier beach, Roxbury, Seattle, seattle firefighters, smoke alarms