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Water Safety Month Tip – Wear a Life Jacket

May is National Water Safety Month and this week the Seattle Fire Department would like to encourage community members to wear a life jacket when out on the water. Most drownings are preventable. Even a strong swimmer can become overwhelmed by the cold waters in our area and lose the… [ Keep reading ]

New! Multilingual fire and life safety videos

We are happy to share a series of fire and life safety videos in several languages. They were developed over the past two years in partnership with the King County Fire and Life Safety Association. These videos include transcripts and were produced in American Sign Language and in the most… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters rescue man from house fire in West Seattle

SEATTLE – On May 22 just around 7 p.m., firefighters responded to to the 9800 block of 45th Ave. SW in West Seattle for a fire in a residential home. Upon arrival, Engine 37 reported heavy smoke coming from a front window on the 1st floor of the home, and… [ Keep reading ]

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander heritage month is an annual celebration that recognizes the many contributions of people of Asian, Hawaiian and Pacific Islander descent in the U.S. This month provides an opportunity to learn the history of Asian American, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (ANHPI) in Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters rescue two from their burning apartment unit in Downtown Seattle

SEATTLE— At 10:28 a.m., The Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call from Kendal Sprague and Gracie Reynolds reporting two people on a 5th floor balcony waving for help as smoke billowed from their apartment window from across the freeway. Kendal and Gracie were unable to verify… [ Keep reading ]

Trial by fire for Seattle’s newest firefighters in Fremont on May 16-19

The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) will train new firefighter recruits at vacant homes in the Fremont neighborhood on May 16-19 at 3612 and 3620 Phinney Ave. N. Live-fire training is an opportunity for Seattle’s new fire recruits to work with experienced firefighters and face real-fire scenarios in a controlled setting…. [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a national recognition of the vital roles women have played throughout history. Women’s History Month is a time to reflect on the courageousness of women in past generations and to celebrate how their efforts and bravery afforded women the opportunities and freedoms they have today. … [ Keep reading ]

Spring Cleaning Tips

As we ease into warmer weather and longer days, the Seattle Fire Department would like to remind you to keep safety in mind when starting your 2022 spring cleaning and other home projects. The following are some tips to help keep you and your family safe! Declutter Before Deep Cleaning… [ Keep reading ]

Be safe with candles and incense

The Seattle Fire Department responded to a home fire earlier this month that was later determined to be caused by a candle. This fire provides another reminder about the potential damage from a single candle flame or from burning incense. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are on… [ Keep reading ]

Responding safely to a fire in an apartment building

The Seattle Fire Department responded to two apartment building fires recently – one three-story building and one high-rise building. In both fires, residents fled their apartments or sheltered in place for safety. Do you know what to do when the fire alarm in your apartment building sounds? For people who… [ Keep reading ]