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2-Alarm Beacon Hill Vacant Building Apartment Fire

SEATTLE – At 2:42 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, firefighters were dispatched to the 3600 Blk. of 14th Ave. S. for a report of smoke coming from an apartment building. The first arriving engine arrived to find smoke and fire from the second floor and requested a full response. The response was… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm Beacon Hill Apartment Fire

SEATTLE – On February 23 at 5:12 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 1700 Block of 17th Avenue South for a fire in an apartment building. Engine 13 arrived first on-scene and saw flames coming from the windows of the four-unit apartment complex. Crews quickly applied water on the fire and upgraded the… [ Keep reading ]

Southeast Seattle House Fire

SEATTLE – On Thursday, February 22 just after 9:30 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received multiple calls reporting an explosion and fire in the garage of a home located at the 4900 Block of 30th Avenue South. Engine and truck companies saw a column of black smoke in the area… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm Cherry Hill Structure Fire

SEATTLE – The Fire Alarm Center received a call at 11:16 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8 for a report of a residential fire. Engine 25 arrived first on scene and saw heavy flames and black smoke coming from the roof of the structure. The first crews on scene upgraded the response to… [ Keep reading ]

Visit your local fire station on Neighbor Day: February 10, 2018

SEATTLE – Visit your local fire station on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the 24th Annual Neighbor Appreciation Day. Neighbors can take a tour of their fire station, and meet the firefighters that serve their community. This is also an opportunity for firefighters to reach out,… [ Keep reading ]

Beacon Hill Apartment Fire

SEATTLE – Just before 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the Beacon Hill neighborhood. Engine 13 quickly arrived on scene and saw flames coming from a unit on the second floor. Crews applied water on the fire and had it under control within… [ Keep reading ]

Off-duty Seattle firefighter rescues man from burning vehicle

SEATTLE – Seattle firefighter, Chris Quinlan, was driving on northbound Interstate-5 on his way to work this morning when he came upon a collision involving multiple vehicles and semis in Chehalis, WA. Using his skills learned from his profession as a firefighter/EMT, Quinlan quickly jumped out of his vehicle to… [ Keep reading ]

You’re Invited: Fire Station 22 Open House

SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to visit Seattle’s new Fire Station 22, located at 901 E. Roanoke St., during an open house from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018.   “Our firefighters are excited to welcome the community they… [ Keep reading ]

Dumpster fires in Ballard area

SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department and Police Department are investigating a series of set fires to dumpsters in the Ballard area over the past few weeks. The first dumpster fire in Ballard occurred on December 21, 2017. Residents and businesses can view an online interactive map of all arson… [ Keep reading ]

Highland Park House Fire

SEATTLE – On Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 12:08 a.m, firefighters responded to the Highland Park neighborhood for a report of a residential fire. The first arriving engine (Engine 11) arrived on scene within four minutes and saw heavy black smoke and flames coming from the two-story, wood-framed structure with a basement. Initial reports stated… [ Keep reading ]