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May 2019 Promotional Ceremony

SEATTLE – On May 16, 2019, the Seattle Fire Department held a promotional ceremony at Fire Station 10 to appoint six members to new positions. The event was emceed by Fire Chief Scoggins. The following employees were promoted: Willie Barrington to Deputy Chief Mathew Saunders to Captain Luke Schultz to… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Seattle Fire Department’s Finest

At today’s Awards Luncheon, Seattle Fire recognized these people for their contributions to our community. Employees of the Year Awards These individuals have demonstrated incredible service to both our internal and external customers, performing above and beyond expectations. Community Service Award: Firefighter Travis Stanley Seattle Fire is a vital part… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan, Councilmember Bagshaw and Fire Chief Scoggins Announce Seattle’s New “Health One” Pilot Program to Address Non-Emergency 911 Calls Downtown

Specially Trained Team of Firefighters and A Social Worker Will Help People Downtown with Behavioral Health or Substance Abuse Issues, Non-Emergency Medical Issues, and Access to Services Team Will Provide Alternatives to Transport to Emergency Departments and Allow Fire Department Units to Focus on Emergencies Like Structure Fires and Vehicle Accidents … [ Keep reading ]

Battle of the Brave First Responders Crew Race

Saturday, May 4th at 10 a.m.Montlake Cut (finish line is 300 yards west of Montlake bridge)Free admission Come cheer on your Seattle Fire Department Crew at Opening Day as we race against the Seattle Police Department in the 4th annual “Battle of the Brave” First Responders Crew Race. This will… [ Keep reading ]

Trial by Fire for Seattle’s Newest Firefighters

The Seattle Fire Department will train new firefighter recruits at a vacant home in the West Woodland neighborhood from May 8-10 at 919 and 923 NW 51st St. Live-fire training is an opportunity for our new fire recruits to work with our officers and face real fire scenarios in a… [ Keep reading ]

Crane Collapse, 4 fatalities and 4 injuries

At 3:28pm on Saturday, April 27th Seattle Fire responded to a crane collapse at Fairview Ave. and Mercer St. which fell from the roof of a building and damaged a total of six vehicles. Crews immediately began stabilizing the crane and vehicles involved while triaging the victims of the crash…. [ Keep reading ]

U-District Vacant Building Fire

SEATTLE – On April 24, just after 5 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received multiple calls about a house fire in the U-District at the 4500 Block of 9th Avenue NE. Firefighters from Station 17 arrived first on scene and reported a fully-involved fire in a vacant house. Flames were… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters battle house fire in Blue Ridge neighborhood

SEATTLE – On April 11 around 12:00 p.m., the Fire Alarm Center received a 911 call reporting smoke coming from a house located on the 9200 Blk. of 25 Ave NW.  The first arriving engine company reported smoke coming from the roof of a house with fire on floor two. … [ Keep reading ]

SEATTLE – On April 3, 2019, the Seattle Fire Department held a promotional ceremony at Headquarters to appoint five members to new positions. The event was hosted by Fire Chief Harold Scoggins. The following employees were promoted: Captain – Kevin Flanagan Lieutenant – Amina Bakke Lieutenant – Pierre Gauleiler Lieutenant – Matthew… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters battle fire in Central District

SEATTLE – On March 30 around 3:45 a.m., the Fire Alarm Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a fire at a duplex, but later determined to be a commercial building, located on the 700 Blk of 23 Ave.  Engine 6 arrived first and reported fire on the outside of… [ Keep reading ]