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POSTPONED: Virtual Fire Day

We are sorry to announce that the Fire Day with MOHAI and Seattle Fire planned for this weekend is now postponed. Please stay tuned for a new date!

Friends don’t let friends swim alone

Seattle Parks, including pools and beaches remain closed as our county remains in phase one of Governor Inslee’s Safe Start plan. However, first responders throughout King County are responding to more preventable drownings as summer approaches. If you plan to be in or near water, follow these recommendations: Know the… [ Keep reading ]

This Memorial Day – Stay Home, Stay Safe and Stay Whole!

The global pandemic has changed our lives in so many ways, including our ability to celebrate traditional holidays with family and friends. With summer around the corner and the Stay Home order still limiting community gatherings, no fireworks displays are planned along South Lake Union or Gasworks Park in 2020. While it’s tempting to make up the difference and try your own fireworks, it’s both illegal and dangerous. Summer… [ Keep reading ]

Tonight at 9 p.m., crews will flash their lights for We Remember Night

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are participating in national We Remember Night in support of families of firefighters and EMS members who have taken their own lives. We want to help raise awareness about behavioral health issues affecting first responders, especially in midst of the COVID-19 pandemic… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters rescue a resident in a 2-alarm fire within the Central District

April 27, 2020, at 11:13 p.m.: Dispatchers in our Fire Alarm Center received multiple calls reporting heavy smoke and flames coming from a two-story single-family residence on the 1400 block of 25th Ave. Three minutes later, Engine 25 arrived first on-scene and confirmed a well involved fire that originated in… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm fire in between University District, Wallingford and Meridian neighborhoods

April 23, 2020, at 6:06 a.m.: Our Fire Alarm Center received multiple calls reporting flames visible from a 4-story building under construction at N 45th St and 1st Ave NE. Engines 17, 22, 31 and Ladder 9 were the first companies on-scene. They confirmed a large column of smoke visible… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm fire in West Seattle neighborhood

April 11, 2020, at 3:19 a.m.: Dispatchers received multiple calls reporting a fully involved fire in a residential building under construction at the 2300 block of 48th Ave SW. Firefighters arrived on scene at 3:21 a.m. and faced window shattering heat with visible flames extending toward the neighboring residences. They… [ Keep reading ]

Fires at marina and two vacant buildings

Seattle firefighters responded to a string of recent fires in midst of the COVID-19 crisis. March 27 at 9:30 p.m.: Staff at the Jim Clark Marina reported a well involved fire that quickly engulfed multiple vessels docked at the property. Flames with heavy smoke billowed high into the sky making… [ Keep reading ]

Thanks to our heroes in healthcare

Today, April 7, is the World Health Organization’s (WHO) birthday. Since 1948, when the organization first came into being, it has marked this day as World Health Day. Rightly, the day has been cause for celebration of the many advances the world has made in global health.  This year, as we face the most severe health crisis of our time, with… [ Keep reading ]

What to do if you or a loved one are diagnosed with COVID-19

Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will have a mild illness and should recover at home. Care at home can help stop the spread of the coronavirus and protect people who are at risk of getting seriously ill. Here are a few tips on how to prevent the spread… [ Keep reading ]