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Family escapes apartment fire in the Central District. Two firefighters injured.

SEATTLE — At 5:42 p.m., firefighters at Station 6, in the Central District, noticed black smoke coming from a neighboring apartment building in the 2600 block of S. Jackson St. Crews notified the Fire Alarm Center and requested them to dispatch a full response consisting of five fire engines, three… [ Keep reading ]

26 units displaced in 2-alarm fire at an apartment building in the Ravenna neighborhood 

SEATTLE — Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1:40 p.m., crews were dispatched to reports of a fire in an apartment complex in the 900 block of NE 63rd St. Crews arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and flames coming from a window of a third-floor unit. The incident was upgraded… [ Keep reading ]

April 2024 Promotional Ceremony

SEATTLE – Fire Chief Harold Scoggins held a promotional ceremony on April 16 at the Fire Station 10 to promote members to new ranks in the department and to introduce new hires to the department. Congratulations to all as they step into their new leadership roles. New hires: Professional staff… [ Keep reading ]

Fire safety tips for e-bikes and e-scooters

The popularity of electric bikes and electric scooters (e-bikes and e-scooters) have grown a lot lately. Most use lithium-ion batteries to work. But if these batteries get damaged or used the wrong way, they can catch fire or even explode. Whether you use e-bikes or e-scooters for getting around or just for fun, it’s important to remember the following safety tips when charging or storing them. 

Resident rescued in house fire in the Haller Lake neighborhood

SEATTLE — Tuesday evening at 5:55 p.m., Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls about a home on fire in the 14000 block of Meridian Ave. N. in the Haller Lake neighborhood. Crews arrived on scene and saw a well-involved fire with flames and heavy smoke coming from the… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm vacant building fire in Crown Hill/Greenwood neighborhoods

SEATTLE — Last night at 11:08 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a fire in a one-story vacant building in the 300 block of NW 85th St. near the borderline of the Crown Hill and Greenwood neighborhoods. When the first units arrived on scene,… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm fire damages art gallery in Pioneer Square

SEATTLE — At 6:39 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a fire in a three-story commercial building in the 300 block of Occidental Ave. S. Health One, stationed nearby, was the first unit on scene and surveyed the area to help arriving Engine companies… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm vacant building fire in the Columbia City neighborhood

SEATTLE – At 6:28 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting heavy smoke coming from a vacant commercial building in the 4200 block of Rainier Ave. S. in the Columbia City neighborhood. As firefighters approached the scene, they reported flames showing through the roof of… [ Keep reading ]

Fire damages business in the South Park neighborhood

Seattle — Last night at 8:54 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting smoke coming from the windows and doors of a two-story commercial building in the 8500 block of 14th Ave. S. in the South Park neighborhood. Firefighters confirmed the callers’ reports as they… [ Keep reading ]

Fire at dog daycare facility in SoDo

Seattle — Last night at 8:29 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls from workers of a dog daycare in the 600 block of S. Industrial Way of SoDo reporting heavy smoke coming from the second floor of their facility. The workers evacuated the building and… [ Keep reading ]