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Wedgewood House Fire

SEATTLE – On July 25, 2018, at 5:20 p.m. the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls for a house fire on the 2300 Blk. of NE 94th St.  Upon arrival, E40 had heavy fire on the West side of a single family dwelling, including a deck.  E40 quickly applied water on the… [ Keep reading ]

Queen Anne House Fire

SEATTLE – On July 23, 2018 around 7:30 p.m., Engine 20 was dispatched to the 2900 BLK 9 Ave W for a report of a rubbish fire.  While en-route, the Fire Alarm Center received more calls indicating that this was a house fire, and the alarm was quickly upgraded.  Upon… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us: Station 5 Open House

SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to attend an Open House of newly remodeled Fire Station 5 located along the Seattle Waterfront.  The event will take place on Friday June 1st from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Community members will have the opportunity to tour… [ Keep reading ]

Stay safe during Memorial Day Weekend

Summer kicks off this weekend with the Memorial Day Holiday. Here are a few tips for enjoying the heat safely while having fun. Reduce the chance of outdoor fires around your home and yard: Make sure cigarettes have cooled completely before throwing them out. Carelessly discarded cigarettes can easily start a… [ Keep reading ]

Washington State Patrol recognizes two Seattle Firefighters

SEATTLE – On Tuesday, May 15, Washington State Patrol held its 2017 awards ceremony for District 2 (King County area).  Two awards went to two Seattle Firefighters, Firefighter Chris Quinlan and Firefighter Aaron McCandless, for their off-duty actions involving motor vehicle incidents.  Firefighter Chris Quinlan received the Award of Merit… [ Keep reading ]

Trial by Fire for Seattle’s Newest Firefighters: Recruit Class #108

The Seattle Fire Department will train new firefighter recruits at a vacant home in the Bryant neighborhood. Training officers and fire recruits will practice firefighting skills at 3604 NE 68th St for four days (5/13-18). During these dates, residents will notice an increase in the number of fire apparatus parked on the… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm Fatal House Fire in West Seattle

SEATTLE – On May 11 at 10:56 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received a call from the King County Sheriff’s Office reporting a house fire at the 5600 Blk. of 42nd Ave. SW in West Seattle. Dispatchers relayed information to firefighters over the radio that this was an active King County SWAT… [ Keep reading ]

U-District Kitchen Fire in a Community Center

SEATTLE – At 5:23 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, firefighters were dispatched to the 4200 Blk. of Mary Gates Memorial Dr. NE for a report of a kitchen fire.  The first arriving engine saw smoke coming from the first floor.  Crews quickly put water on the fire and kept it… [ Keep reading ]

Promotional Ceremony

SEATTLE – On February 28, 2018 the Seattle Fire Department held a promotional ceremony with Fire Chief Harold Scoggins swearing in three new officers: Lt. Kurt Plunkett to the rank of Captain Firefighter Brian Hart to the rank of Lieutenant Firefighter Kevin Dumont to the rank of Fireboat Engineer Chief Scoggins… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Apartment Fire

SEATTLE – At 3:56 a.m. on February 28, 2018 the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting a fire in an apartment on the 6700 Block of 24 Avenue NW. Engine 18 arrived first on scene and reported flames visible from the apartment.  Crews quickly put water on the fire to keep… [ Keep reading ]