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Nov. 2023 Promotional Ceremony

SEATTLE – Fire Chief Harold Scoggins held a promotional ceremony on Nov. 9 at the Seattle Fire Department headquarters to welcome new professional staff and promote members to new ranks. Congratulations to all as they step into their new leadership roles. New professional staff: Lieutenant promotions: Captain promotions: Battalion Chief… [ Keep reading ]

Live-fire training Nov. 1 – 3 in the Fauntleroy neighborhood

The Seattle Fire Department is conducting live-fire training exercises at a vacant home in the Fauntleroy neighborhood Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Friday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8822 38th Ave. SW. Live-fire training is an opportunity for new and veteran firefighters to work with our officers… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm apartment building fire displaces residents in the Westlake neighborhood

Seattle — At 2:37 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a fire in a four-story apartment building at the 2000 block of Dexter Ave. N. in the Westlake neighborhood. The first units on scene confirmed flames visible through windows of the south interior stairwell… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm vacant building fire in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood

Seattle — At 12:21 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting flames coming from the top floor of a four-story vacant building at the 400 block of 2nd Ave. W. in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood. As firefighters arrived on scene, bystanders informed them that… [ Keep reading ]

Two injured in Green Lake residential fire

Seattle – At 7:31 p.m., the Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting heavy smoke coming from the basement of a two story home at the 100 block of NE 63rd St. Early reports from an occupant indicated there was one person still inside the home. Though the first units… [ Keep reading ]

Four found deceased in 2-alarm fire in the Fremont/Wallingford neighborhoods

Seattle — Around 8:45 a.m. Seattle firefighters were dispatched to reports of a fire and scene of violence in a home at the 1000 block of N 48th St. As crews arrived, they pulled hose lines and connected to hydrants to begin fighting the fire. However, Seattle Police officers informed… [ Keep reading ]

Stage 2 Burn Ban Lifted in Seattle and King County

Updated Aug. 31: The City of Seattle and King County have lifted the Stage 2 Burn Ban. Original Post from Aug. 15 All outdoor recreational fires prohibited, outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted The City of Seattle has joined King County under a Stage 2 Burn Ban effective immediately…. [ Keep reading ]

Fire Safety Fair at Station 13 on Sept. 9 from 12 – 2 p.m.

Southeast Seattle and Beacon Hill neighbors, please join us on Sept. 9 from 12 – 2 p.m. for our next Fire Safety Fair at Fire Station 13 (3601 Beacon Ave. S.). The event is FREE and open for all ages! • Learn about fire prevention & life-safety at home• Meet… [ Keep reading ]

August 2023 Promotional Ceremony

SEATTLE – Fire Chief Harold Scoggins held a promotional ceremony on Aug. 1 at the Fire Station 10 to promote members to new ranks in the department. Congratulations to all as they step into their new leadership roles. Professional staff promotions: Fireboat Pilot promotion: Lieutenant promotions: Captain promotions:

Recent intentionally set fires in the Chinatown-International District, First Hill and Capitol Hill neighborhoods

The Seattle Fire Department and Police Department have recently seen an uptick in intentionally set fires in the Chinatown-International District and First Hill neighborhoods. Most of the fires have occurred in dumpster receptacles, garbage bins, stairwells of occupied buildings and vacant buildings. The fires occurred between July 16 and 17…. [ Keep reading ]