Posts categorized under Debbie Goetz, Author at Fire Line

Fire Day 2021 – Coming to You Live from the Seattle Fire Boat!

Annual Partnership Event with MOHAI Stays Virtual for Second Year Join us on Saturday, June 5, 2021, when, for the first time ever, we’ll be livestreaming from onboard the Seattle fire boat, Leschi! Tune into the SFD Facebook page from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. as we highlight the many… [ Keep reading ]

Open Windows Pose Fall Risk for Young Children

With nice weather finally upon us, there’s nothing like opening a few windows to let in the fresh spring air. But take care to prevent an open window from becoming a safety hazard for young children. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, roughly 3,300 children aged 5 and younger are injured… [ Keep reading ]

Tis the Season for Spring Cleaning!

Ladders Help Get the Job Done – But Require Some Know-How to Stay Safe We’ve made it through winter and now, sunnier, warmer days await. Lighten the chore of spring cleaning by taking a few safety precautions before you get started, then enjoy the benefits of a freshly scrubbed house… [ Keep reading ]

When Life Happens … Poison Control Centers are Ready 24/7!

National Poison Prevention Week has begun. This year, the week of March 21-27 is dedicated to raising awareness about Poison Control Centers and the Poison Help Hotline at: 800-222-1222. Everyday poison centers answer questions and help in emergencies because life happens. Calls to the Poison Center range from a child… [ Keep reading ]

Join the 10K+ Ready to Save Lives with PulsePoint

Download the PulsePoint app today – you or your loved ones lives may depend on it someday. If you or a loved one suffer sudden cardiac arrest, early CPR can be key to survival and recovery. Fire Chief Harold Scoggins explains how here: In 2016, Seattle Fire Department was the… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Let Icy Decks (or Stairs or Walkways) Give You the Slip – Frosty Weather Can Still Cause Havoc

As winter weather makes it presence known, it doesn’t necessarily take a blizzard to make conditions in the Pacific Northwest hazardous. With so many of us working or going to school at home, it’s especially important to take precautions around the house. Freezing nighttime temperatures combined with moisture on decks,… [ Keep reading ]

Resolve to Be Ready – Make 2021 Your Safest Year Yet

With the rollout of vaccines now underway, it’s only a matter of time before the raging pandemic of 2020 will be in our rearview mirror. As we look ahead to 2021, make a New Year’s Resolution to keep yourself and your family safe throughout the year. Check out our quick… [ Keep reading ]

What’s on Your Holiday Safety Wish List?

#1 – Distribution of effective COVID-19 vaccine for all#2 – Increased health and safety in 2021#3 – Safe return and resumption of our educational and economic systems Not your typical stocking stuffers, that’s for sure. There is still much to determine when it comes to this wish list, but one… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Fire Supports Annual Toys for Tots with “Drive Through, Drop Off” No Contact Events

We know many Seattleites make it a holiday tradition to bring toys to their local fire station to benefit the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots. While we aren’t able to receive visitors at our stations this year, Seattle firefighters and the Marine Corps will be at these locations to collect… [ Keep reading ]

Holiday Decorations: Stay Light and Bright on Holiday Nights

This year, as we all look for ways to brighten up the long, dark nights and bring joy to the holiday season, newer technologies make the task safer as well as a little easier. Check out these tips so you can safely decorate your home and reduce the risk of… [ Keep reading ]