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August Promotion Ceremony

Today, we celebrated the promotions of six lieutenants (three not present), two captains and one battalion chief at our Joint Training Facility. In compliance with social distancing guidelines, we held a live stream for families and colleagues to join in the celebration. Congratulations!

Summer meltdown – don’t leave kids or pets in the car

Annual Mishap Causes Anguish for Families This year, as we live through the stress and momentous change of an historic global pandemic, summer’s warm, sunny days gives us a chance to physically and emotionally lighten up. It’s the perfect time to spend time in the sunshine – albeit with sunscreen,… [ Keep reading ]

City to conduct a limited test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system on July 25 as part of West Seattle Bridge emergency planning

SEATTLE – On July 25 at 12 p.m., the City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management will send a test message through the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system. The alert will only be sent to those who have opted in to receive local test messages through WEA and to a… [ Keep reading ]

It’s Paddle Safe Week – Stay Safe and Well on the Water

Safe Choices Start with You! As the great summer weather continues, now is an excellent time to get out on the water. This year, as an added bonus, whether you’re kayaking, canoeing or paddle boarding on a lake or in Puget Sound, it’s not only enjoyable – it’s a socially distant thing to do! Gov. Jay Inslee signed a proclamation declaring July 19-25, 2020, “Paddle… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm fire on Aurora Ave N

Update 7/16: Further information on this incident will be provided by Seattle Police Depart or the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. At 4:52 a.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received several calls reporting a fire in a three-story motel in the 2400 block of Aurora Ave N. Four minutes later, Engine… [ Keep reading ]

2019 Annual Report

We are pleased to share our 2019 annual report. Download the document to find statistics about our response standards, number of EMS and fire incidents, significant events and community engagement. The report also gives insight into the initiatives and activities that allow us to sharpen our skills and mindset in… [ Keep reading ]

June Promotion Ceremony

On June 24, we celebrated the promotions of eight lieutenants (one not shown) and two captains at our Joint Training Facility. In compliance with social distancing guidelines, we held a live stream for families tojoin in the celebration. Congratulations!

This 4th of July, “Don’t Blow It” – Celebrate with family, not fireworks!

Every year at this time, Seattle and King County medics can be heard rushing to the scene of fireworks-related injuries. It happened again, just last Friday night. A patient was Airlifted to Harborview and now faces a long recovery at the Harborview Burn Center. Like firefighters and medics, burn doctors… [ Keep reading ]

Cause of 2-alarm fire in the Chinatown/International District ruled “undetermined”

June 25, 2020 at 4:35 a.m.: Dispatchers in our Fire Alarm Center received multiple calls reporting visible flames and black smoke billowing from the second floor of a three-story commercial building on the 800 block of S. Weller St. Engine 6 was the first company to arrive on scene and… [ Keep reading ]

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!