August 2019 Promotional Ceremony

Group photo of promoted firefighters.

SEATTLE – On Aug. 8, 2019, the Seattle Fire Department held a promotional ceremony at our headquarters to appoint three firefighters to new positions. The event was emceed by Fire Chief Scoggins. The following employees were promoted:



Lon Warr to Engineer

Ryan Skedd to Lieutenant

Matthew Anderson to Lieutenant

Chris Santos Celebrating 25 Years

Chris Santos and Fire Chief Scoggins

Recognizing Chris Santos, Director of Finance, for serving the department for over 25 years. He currently oversees the performance of various financial functions such as budgeting, accounting, payroll and contracting.



Sabrina Simpson’s Promotion

Sabrina Simpson and Fire Chief Scoggins

Sabrina has worked with the department’s Medic One staff for more than two years and was recently promoted to Admin Staff Assistant. Congrats!






Welcoming Leonard Cheever

Leanard Cheever joins us as our Fleet Services Manager to oversee the maintenance and operations of our fire engines, ladder trucks, ambulances and other support units. Welcome aboard!