October 27–Saturday’s wind storm caused an increase in emergency responses by the Seattle Fire Department. We saw a 13% increase for the day over the previous Saturday. Between 7 p.m. and midnight, the firefighters responded to 17 Automatic Fire Alarms or Alarm Bells ringing at business and residential buildings. At 7:40 p.m. at 4700 Ravenna […][More]
Posted: October 27th, 2014 under Battalion 2 (Downtown), Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Battalion 5 (SE Seattle), Battalion 6 (NE Seattle), Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: Seattle, seattle firefighters, weather, Windstorm
October 19– Medics transported a 26-year-old male to Harborview Medical Center after a Good Samaritan pulled him from his burning SUV in West Seattle. At 8:08 p.m. firefighters responded to Sylvan Way SW and SW Morgan Street for reports of a head-on collision between a red SUV and a car. The SUV was on fire […][More]
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]
October 3- An early morning house fire at a vacant Capitol Hill house remains under investigation. The case has been turned over to Seattle Police Department’s Arson Bomb Squad for further investigation. At 2:47 a.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting a fire inside the two-story home located in […][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
Fire Station 24, located at 401 North 130th Street, hosts an open house 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 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 24, located at 401 N. […][More]
Posted: September 2nd, 2014 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Community Events, Fire Line.
Tags: Bitter Lake, Chief Gregory Dean, Department of FInance and Administrative Services, FAS, Fire Station 24, Hoshide Wanzer Williams Architects, Local 27, Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Van Rossen Construction
August 26—A Seattle Fire Investigator is classifying the cause of West Seattle house fire as undetermined. The damage estimate is $55,000. The Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting dark heavy smoke coming from a vacant house located in the 9200 block of 26th Avenue SW. The first arriving engine company found all the […][More]
July 21—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a fire in a Fremont Laundromat was caused by an exothermic chemical reaction initiated by the clothes dryer and heat. At 2:00 a.m. a 911 call came into dispatchers at the Fire Alarm Center reporting flames visible from a commercial Laundromat located near the intersection of Fremont Avenue North and […][More]
Posted: July 21st, 2014 under Battalion 4 (NW Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: exothermic reaction, Fremont, laundromat, oily rages, Seattle, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Department, spa towels, spontaneous combustion
July 15- Seattle Fire Investigators determined the cause of a home fire in West Seattle was a resident using an aerosol spray can with a lighter as a man-made blowtorch to attempt to exterminate a spider. The first 911 call came in at 8:27 p.m. reporting a wall fire in a home located […][More]
Posted: July 16th, 2014 under Battalion 7 (W Seattle), Fire Line, Fires.
Tags: ammunition, arachnid, blowtorch, firearms, Red Cross, Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, seattle firefighters, Spider, spray paint can, tenant, West Seattle
July 11-Since July 1st, the Seattle Fire Department has responded to more than 60 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]