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You’re invited: Seattle Fire Day at MOHAI

SEATTLE – On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Seattle Fire Department, in partnership with the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) will kick off Fire Prevention Month with Seattle Fire Day – a fun day learning about fire safety, past and present! Admission to the first floor of the museum will… [ Keep reading ]

Fire Prevention Month: Stovetop Fire Prevention

Every year, the Seattle Fire Department responds to hundreds of stove related fires. Accidentally turning on a stovetop burner is one of the main causes of these fires. On October 1, a home fire in northwest Seattle started from a stovetop burner that was accidentally left on. A teapot left… [ Keep reading ]

Crews from Fremont and Queen Anne fire stations save cat

SEATTLE – On Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, the Fire Alarm Center received a peculiar call from community members in the Fremont neighborhood. Crews from the Fremont and Queen Anne fire stations (Engine 9 and Ladder 6) responded to the scene to find a cat who had wedged himself between two garages, in a… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]