Wallingford Townhouse Fire

SEATTLE – On Sept. 13, 2018, just after 5 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received a call about a townhouse fire in the Wallingford neighborhood. Crews reported seeing a column of smoke from the 4200 Block of Winslow Pl. N. on the way to the incident. When units first arrived, they reported… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Firefighters, MDA launch Fill-the-Boot effort

Seattle – Look for Seattle Firefighters this week as they take to the streets to collect money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Fill-the-Boot campaign. Seattle Firefighters will be at these five locations to accept donations between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sept. 11, 12, 13 and 14: 15th Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

Water rescue response on Harbor Island

SEATTLE – At 8:42 a.m. on Aug. 13, 2018, the Fire Alarm Center received a call about two people in distress in the water near Harbor Island. When crews arrived on scene, they received reports that a man had seen a person in the water in need of medical assistance,… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

SFD paramedics graduate, win awards

Congratulations to Seattle Fire’s newest paramedics. Eight Seattle firefighters graduated from the intensive nine-month Medic One Paramedic Training Program on July 28, 2018. These paramedics are now assigned to Seattle Fire medic units to provide advanced life support on emergency response calls. Including this graduating class, Seattle Fire now has… [ 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 ]