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Be winter weather safe

Snow has finally arrived in Seattle, and freezing overnight temperatures are forecast to stick around much of the week. Please review these tips to keep safe and enjoy this winter wonderland while it lasts. Drive safely Avoid unnecessary driving! Take the bus, light rail or train if you can. If… [ Keep reading ]

Safety Tips to keep this holiday season warm, bright

As many in our community celebrate with decorations, candles and greenery in and around their homes, we want to offer some tips for keeping you and your loved ones safe.

Seattle Fire announces cause of Queen Anne apartment fire

Saturday’s two-alarm fire at the Century Terrace Apartments in Queen Anne has been ruled accidental. Fire investigators from the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) today announced the fire was caused by combustible materials being placed too close to an electric baseboard heater in the living room. Response becomes a two-alarm The… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Fire holds ceremony to honor its fallen, adds name to memorial

On Oct. 5, Mayor Durkan, City Councilmembers Sally Bagshaw and Teresa Mosqueda joined with Seattle Fire Department personnel and family to pay tribute to the City’s firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty.   They gathered at Seattle’s Fallen Firefighter Memorial, located in Occidental Park. The memorial… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Firefighters, MDA launch Fill-the-Boot effort

Seattle – Look for Seattle Firefighters this week as they take to the streets to collect money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Fill-the-Boot campaign. Seattle Firefighters will be at these five locations to accept donations between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sept. 11, 12, 13 and 14: 15th Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

SFD paramedics graduate, win awards

Congratulations to Seattle Fire’s newest paramedics. Eight Seattle firefighters graduated from the intensive nine-month Medic One Paramedic Training Program on July 28, 2018. These paramedics are now assigned to Seattle Fire medic units to provide advanced life support on emergency response calls. Including this graduating class, Seattle Fire now has… [ Keep reading ]