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Crews respond to two structure fires on Aug. 10

SEATTLE – Seattle Firefighters responded to two structure fires on August 10. The first fire occurred just after 9 a.m. at 14th Avenue and East Spruce Street. The Fire Alarm Center had received a call about a fire in a residential home, and upon arrival, crews saw that it was… [ Keep reading ]

MEDIA ADVISORY: CPR success story, public encouraged to sign-up for PulsePoint

SEATTLE – On July 31, 2018, an adult male from Seattle went into cardiac arrest at 24-hour Fitness in Seattle. Two bystanders trained in CPR came across the patient and began life-saving efforts. One of the individuals who responded had signed up for the PulsePoint app and received an alert… [ Keep reading ]

Be Safe at Seafair

SEATTLE – This weekend is Seafair and we want everyone to have fun and stay safe while on the water. Here are some tips on how to do so: Boating safety: Ensure your boat has a working smoke alarm. Test alarms monthly. Have a U.S. Coast Guard approved fire extinguisher… [ Keep reading ]

Overturned Tanker

SEATTLE – On August 1, 2018 around 10:33 p.m. the Fire Alarm Center received a report of an overturned tanker at Chelan Ave SW and Delridge Way SW.  Based on that information, a hazmat response was dispatched to the intersection.  Engine 36 arrived first, reporting that half of a double tanker had… [ Keep reading ]

Wedgewood House Fire

SEATTLE – On July 25, 2018, at 5:20 p.m. the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls for a house fire on the 2300 Blk. of NE 94th St.  Upon arrival, E40 had heavy fire on the West side of a single family dwelling, including a deck.  E40 quickly applied water on the… [ Keep reading ]

Stop at 4 for Child Safety

Most young children love looking out a window, but did you know that properly installed window stops can keep your child from an unintentional window fall? Window locks set to limit window openings to less than 4 inches and easily removed in the event of an emergency can go a… [ Keep reading ]

Queen Anne House Fire

SEATTLE – On July 23, 2018 around 7:30 p.m., Engine 20 was dispatched to the 2900 BLK 9 Ave W for a report of a rubbish fire.  While en-route, the Fire Alarm Center received more calls indicating that this was a house fire, and the alarm was quickly upgraded.  Upon… [ Keep reading ]

Outdoor Grilling Fire Safety

May and July are the peak months for outdoor grill fires. A recent grilling fire in Seattle provides another reminder to the potential fire hazard associated with outdoor grilling. Fortunately, there are some simple steps to take to ensure safe outdoor grilling this summer. Setting up: Barbecue grills are designed… [ Keep reading ]

June 2018 Promotional Ceremony

SEATTLE – On June 27, 2018, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins held a promotional ceremony at Fire Station 10 to appoint 21 department members to new positions. The following employees were promoted: Dennis Dahline, Michael Sharp and Derek Williamson to Deputy Chief Erik Hotchkiss, Melissa Kennedy and Christopher Lombard to Battalion Chief… [ Keep reading ]

House fire in Fauntleroy neighborhood

SEATTLE – On July 17, 2018 just before 2 a.m., firefighters responded to a house fire in the Fauntleroy neighborhood. When Engine 37 and Engine 11 arrived on scene, they saw flames from all four sides of a single-family residence, and upgraded the response to a 2-alarm. A house on… [ Keep reading ]