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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 ]

Daylight saving time reminder – test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

The Seattle Fire Department would like to remind everyone to check and change out smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) batteries for the start of daylight saving time this weekend (2 a.m. Sunday, March 13). We recommend replacing batteries yearly or as needed. Changing smoke and CO alarm batteries at least… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Fire is hiring firefighter/EMTs, accepting applications through April 19

SEATTLE – The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) is accepting applications for entry-level Firefighter/EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) through April 19, 2022 (apply online at seattlefirejobs.com). The department is looking to expand our diverse team of hardworking, committed individuals who have a passion for public service. SFD is a world-class organization with… [ Keep reading ]

Black History Month 2022

This Black History Month 2022, the Seattle Fire Department would like to recognize our Black employees, both present and former, who have served our communities. At every level of the Seattle Fire Department, Black employees help guide this organization and we express our gratitude for their contributions. “For me, Black… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Fire Department partners with American Medical Response to implement innovative new emergency healthcare solution

The Seattle Fire Department Nurse Navigation Program will provide Seattle residents access to customized care options to meet their specific medical needs SEATTLE – Today, the Seattle Fire Department announced that it has partnered with American Medical Response (AMR) to bring a new and innovative healthcare solution to help area residents and visitors quickly… [ Keep reading ]