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On this day, 77 years ago Firefighter Luther Bonner made the ultimate sacrifice

On this day back in 1943, Seattle Firefighter Luther Bonner died after attempting to rescue passengers and warehouse workers after a Boeing prototype B-29 Super-Fortress bomber crashed into a meatpacking plant near King County International Airport two days prior. This incident became known as the Frye Packing Company Fire where… [ Keep reading ]

Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 2020 Promotion Ceremony

SEATTLE – On Jan. 8, 2020, the Seattle Fire Department held a promotional ceremony at Fire Station 10 to appoint seven firefighters to new positions. The event was emceed by Fire Chief Scoggins. The following employees were promoted: Willie Barrington to Assistant Chief of Resource Management Jon Goins to Captain… [ Keep reading ]

Trial by fire for Seattle’s newest firefighters

The Seattle Fire Department will train new firefighter recruits at two vacant homes in the Roosevelt neighborhood from Oct. 28-31 at 815 and 821 NE 66th St. Live-fire training is an opportunity for our new fire recruits to work with our officers and face real fire scenarios in a controlled… [ Keep reading ]

September 2019 Promotion Ceremony

SEATTLE – On Sept. 23, 2019, the Seattle Fire Department held a promotional ceremony at our headquarters to appoint four firefighters to new positions. The event was emceed by Fire Chief Scoggins. The following employees were promoted: James Collins to Captain Craig Patterson to Lieutenant Matthew Lujan to Lieutenant Matthew… [ Keep reading ]

August 2019 Promotional Ceremony

SEATTLE – On Aug. 8, 2019, the Seattle Fire Department held a promotional ceremony at our headquarters to appoint three firefighters to new positions. The event was emceed by Fire Chief Scoggins. The following employees were promoted: Lon Warr to Engineer Ryan Skedd to Lieutenant Matthew Anderson to Lieutenant Chris… [ Keep reading ]