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Hands-Only CPR Deep Dive with Medic 2 Instructor, Johnny Bell

Today is the 51st anniversary of the Seattle Fire Department’s Medic 2 bystander CPR program. It’s also Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month. To commemorate, we asked Medic 2 CPR instructor, Johnny Bell, to provide a detailed overview on Hands-Only CPR, Pulse Point and more. Click here for more info on… [ Keep reading ]

Intentionally set fires in the Pioneer Square and Chinatown-International District vicinity

The Seattle Fire Department and Police Department have recently seen an uptick in intentionally set fires in the Pioneer Square and Chinatown-International District vicinity. Most of the fires have occurred in dumpster receptacles and recycling bins near businesses. On Oct. 2, the fire department responded to a fire in a… [ Keep reading ]

October is Fire Prevention Month

For Fire Prevention Month, the Seattle Fire Department is focusing on four key safety topics: 1) cooking safety, 2) home fire evacuation, 3) smoke alarms and 4) heating safety. Each week, the Seattle Fire Department will publish multilingual safety videos of each topic on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The videos… [ Keep reading ]

STAGE 2 BURN BAN LIFTED IN SEATTLE AND KING COUNTY

UPDATED OCT. 24: The City of Seattle and King County have lifted the Stage 2 Burn Ban. Original post: All outdoor recreational fires prohibited, outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted Sept. 9: The City of Seattle has joined King County under a State 2 burn ban effective immediately. During… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters extinguish series of set fires in the Central District

SEATTLE — Firefighters responded to a series of four five set fires that occurred in the Central District beginning around 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 and continuing through 8:45 p.m. All of the fires happened at the front or rear entrances of the homes, and involved nearby combustible materials such… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters battle a 2-Alarm marina fire in the Westlake neighborhood

SEATTLE — Aug. 5 at 11:05 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a houseboat on fire docked near the 2000 block of Westlake Ave N. Seattle Police Department’s Harbor Patrol was also dispatched to the scene. Engines 9, 2 and Ladder 4 were the… [ Keep reading ]

Vacant building fire escalates to a 2-alarm response in the Belltown neighborhood

SEATTLE — At 4:05 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting heavy smoke and flames coming from the top two floors of a three-story vacant apartment building on the 2200 block of 2nd Ave. As crews arrived on scene, they confirmed the initial reports and… [ Keep reading ]

Car collision into a building causes 2-alarm fire in the Georgetown neighborhood

SEATTLE — At 6:38 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a car colliding into a commercial building on the 700 block of S. Michigan St. Callers also informed dispatchers that the collision caused the vehicle’s engine bay to catch fire, then quickly extended into… [ Keep reading ]

June 2022 Promotion Ceremony

SEATTLE – Fire Chief Harold Scoggins held a promotional ceremony on June 22 at headquarters to promote seven members to new ranks in the department and welcome new employees. Congratulations to all as they step into their new leadership role. Professional staff new hires: Robert Little, Grants and Contracts Manager (not… [ Keep reading ]

3-alarm fire in First Hill neighborhood seriously injures three and displaces all building residents

SEATTLE — June 12, at 8:23 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting heavy smoke and flames coming from windows on the top floor of a four-story apartment building on the 800 block of Madison St. As firefighters arrived on scene, dispatchers informed them of… [ Keep reading ]