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Fire in tiny home village displaces multiple residents in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood

Seattle — At 2:43 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a fire in a tiny home village in the 500 block of Elliott Ave. W. in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood. The first firefighters on scene reported multiple homes were on fire and worked… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm fire at construction site extends to home and cars in the Columbia City neighborhood

Seattle — At 2:38 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a fire at an apartment building under construction in the 3300 block of Claremont Ave. S. in the Columbia City neighborhood. The first units on scene reported flames spreading throughout the entire structure. Causing… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters battle three major overnight fires in Seattle

Seattle – Overnight, firefighters battled three major fires in separate areas of the city, two of which were fatal. Belltown fatal apartment building fire: At 2:03 a.m., Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a fire in an apartment building in the 100 block of Vine St…. [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters battle brush fire impacting parked semitrucks, power lines and traffic on HW 99 in the Georgetown neighborhood

At 4:38 p.m., Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a brush fire at 1St Ave. S. & E. Marginal Way S., next to highway 99. The first firefighters on scene reported the brush fire had spread to a nearby RV and several semitrucks with attached trailers that were parked along E. Marginal Way S.

2-Alarm vacant commercial building fire in the Eastlake neighborhood

Seattle — At 12:53 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting smoke and flames coming from a vacant commercial building in the 2900 block of Eastlake Ave. E. in the Eastlake neighborhood. The first firefighters on scene reported flames through the roof of the building… [ Keep reading ]

Personal use of fireworks are banned in Seattle – find other ways to celebrate the 4th of July safely

SEATTLE – The personal use of fireworks in Seattle and King County is illegal. Even though they are banned, each year fireworks cause fires and injure people in the City and surrounding areas. In 2023, the Seattle Fire Department responded to 58 fireworks-related incidents. Just four years ago in 2020,… [ Keep reading ]

Donation expands Seattle Fire’s water response capabilities

Seattle – July 1, 2024 – Just in time for warmer weather, the Seattle Fire Department is piloting a new program that will speed its response to water rescues. As of July 1, the department is adding two customized SeaDoos to its marine response capabilities. The new units will help… [ Keep reading ]

Stay alert when using the stove

Last weekend there were two home fires that started in the kitchen. Fortunately there were no injuries but the estimated property loss was over $100,000. Cooking-related fires are the main cause of home fires across the country. According to the US Fire Administration, there were over 178,000 residential building cooking… [ Keep reading ]

Bus collision results in 11 people transported to local hospitals

Seattle Fire Department was dispatched to bus that collided with a building at 5th Ave and Terrace Street. In total, 11 patients were transported to local hospitals.

One rescued in residential fire in the Delridge neighborhood

Seattle — At 12:24 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a fire in a two-story home in the 5000 block of 26th Ave. SW. in the Delridge neighborhood. The first firefighters on scene reported flames coming through a front window from a second-floor bedroom…. [ Keep reading ]