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2023 Seattle Fallen Firefighter Memorial

SEATTLE – Members of the media and public are invited to join the Seattle Fire Department in honoring all Seattle firefighters who have died in the line of duty. The annual Seattle Fallen Firefighter Memorial will take place from 9:30-10:15 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2023, in Occidental Park (117… [ Keep reading ]

Fatal fire in the Mount Baker neighborhood

Seattle — This morning at 8:52 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting smoke and flames coming from a vacant commercial building at the 3500 block of Rainier Ave. S. The first units on scene confirmed an active fire with smoke and flames coming out… [ Keep reading ]

Fire at the Lake City Community Center

Seattle — This morning at 2:49 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting what appeared to be tree on fire that extended to the Lake City Community Center at the 12500 block of 28th Ave. NE. Engine 39 arrived in less than three minutes from… [ Keep reading ]

Food-on-stove fire injures resident in the Alki Beach neighborhood

Seattle — Last night at 10:34 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting smoke coming from an apartment building at the 2200 block of Alki Ave. SW. Ladder 11 was the first unit on scene and found smoke coming from a basement unit. As firefighters… [ Keep reading ]

Women’s History in Seattle Fire

Established in 1889, the Seattle Fire Department has long strived to be an innovative leader for departments across the country. One of the most challenging areas for the fire service has been hiring and retaining women and people of color as firefighters.   By the 1980s, more and more women… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Fire Department Receives Life-Saving Naloxone Donation from HarborPath Nonprofit

SEATTLE (March 29, 2023) – HarborPath, a national nonprofit with over a decade of experience in providing free medication to those in need, has donated 1,000 dosages of intramuscular Naloxone to the Seattle Fire Department. The donation, made in partnership with Hikma, will aid first responders in saving lives from… Filed Under: Fire Line

Outdoor grill burns home in the View Ridge neighborhood

Seattle — Earlier this evening around 5:43 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting smoke and flames coming from the exterior staircase of a home at the 6500 block of 52nd Ave. N.E. in the View Ridge neighborhood. Crews from Engine 38 were first on… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm marina fire in the University District

Seattle — This morning around 2 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting multiple boats on fire in a marina at the 700 block of NE Northlake Way. The first units on scene confirmed that approx. 30 boats (previously stated 42, but revised after further… [ Keep reading ]

Vacant building fire in the Jefferson Park/Colman Triangle neighborhoods

Seattle — This morning around 5 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting smoke and flames coming from a vacant commercial building near the 2000 block of Rainier Ave. S. (initially identified as the 2300 block of S. Plum St.). The vacant building was once… [ Keep reading ]

Live-fire training today in Capitol Hill

The Seattle Fire Department is conducting live-fire training exercises at a vacant home in the Capitol Hill neighborhood today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1017 E. Republican St. Live-fire training is an opportunity for new and veteran firefighters to work with our officers and face real fire scenarios… [ Keep reading ]