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2-Alarm apartment building fire displaces residents in the Westlake neighborhood

Seattle — At 2:37 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a fire in a four-story apartment building at the 2000 block of Dexter Ave. N. in the Westlake neighborhood. The first units on scene confirmed flames visible through windows of the south interior stairwell… [ Keep reading ]

Cooking safety starts with you!

October 8-14, 2023 is National Fire Prevention Week and week two of Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Month! This week’s focus is cooking safety and how to prevent fires and keep your entire household safe in the kitchen. Home fires are a serious risk that can occur without warning… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm vacant building fire in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood

Seattle — At 12:21 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting flames coming from the top floor of a four-story vacant building at the 400 block of 2nd Ave. W. in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood. As firefighters arrived on scene, bystanders informed them that… [ Keep reading ]

Fire prevention month topic : smoke alarm basics

Get some piece of mind and check your smoke alarms today. Smoke alarms provide critical notice when they detect smoke from a fire. The alert from a smoke alarm is meant to give you precious time to respond safely to a fire. It’s important to make sure that your smoke… [ Keep reading ]

Two injured in Green Lake residential fire

Seattle – At 7:31 p.m., the Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting heavy smoke coming from the basement of a two story home at the 100 block of NE 63rd St. Early reports from an occupant indicated there was one person still inside the home. Though the first units… [ Keep reading ]

Promotional ceremony for Seattle Fire personnel 

SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department celebrated the recent promotions of firefighters and professional staff during a ceremony at Fire Station 10 on Sept. 21, 2023. Many of the members thanked their families for supporting them through the lengthy promotional process and gave appreciation to their mentors. Join us in… [ Keep reading ]

Progress update on City of Seattle’s Health 99 overdose response team pilot 

Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell joined Councilmember Lisa Herbold, Seattle Fire Department Chief Harold Scoggins, emergency medical responders, and other health leaders to give a progress update on the Health 99 overdose response unit, which began operations in July 2023.   Created following Mayor Harrell’s Executive Order issued in April to address the public health and safety impacts of the… [ Keep reading ]

September 18-22, 2023 is Falls Prevention Awareness Week

September 18-22, 2023 is National Falls Prevention Week. Join the Seattle Fire Department in getting this important fall prevention information out to our communities. Did you know? According to Seattle-King County Public Health, approximately 50%-70% of falls are due to home hazards, so it’s important to identify them and take… [ Keep reading ]

Four found deceased in 2-alarm fire in the Fremont/Wallingford neighborhoods

Seattle — Around 8:45 a.m. Seattle firefighters were dispatched to reports of a fire and scene of violence in a home at the 1000 block of N 48th St. As crews arrived, they pulled hose lines and connected to hydrants to begin fighting the fire. However, Seattle Police officers informed… [ Keep reading ]

Stage 2 Burn Ban Lifted in Seattle and King County

Updated Aug. 31: The City of Seattle and King County have lifted the Stage 2 Burn Ban. Original Post from Aug. 15 All outdoor recreational fires prohibited, outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted The City of Seattle has joined King County under a Stage 2 Burn Ban effective immediately…. [ Keep reading ]