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Firefighters battle a 2-Alarm marina fire in the Westlake neighborhood

SEATTLE — Aug. 5 at 11:05 p.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a houseboat on fire docked near the 2000 block of Westlake Ave N. Seattle Police Department’s Harbor Patrol was also dispatched to the scene. Engines 9, 2 and Ladder 4 were the… [ Keep reading ]

Car collision into a building causes 2-alarm fire in the Georgetown neighborhood

SEATTLE — At 6:38 a.m., the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Alarm Center received 911 calls reporting a car colliding into a commercial building on the 700 block of S. Michigan St. Callers also informed dispatchers that the collision caused the vehicle’s engine bay to catch fire, then quickly extended into… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters rescue resident from apartment fire in the Central District neighborhood

SEATTLE — Friday afternoon, our Fire Alarm Center received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting flames coming from a first-floor unit of an apartment building on the 100 block of 14th Ave. Engine 25, Engine 6 and Ladder 3 were the first units on scene and confirmed the callers’ reports. Crews from… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm fire damages townhomes under construction in the Interbay neighborhood

SEATTLE — Dec. 11, at 12:47 a.m., our Fire Alarm Center received calls reporting heavy smoke and flames visible coming from a three-story multifamily townhome under construction at the 1300 block of W. Newton St. At 12:51 a.m., Engine 20 arrived first on scene and confirmed a working fire impacting… [ Keep reading ]

Firefighters rescue two from home on fire within the South Park neighborhood

SEATTLE — Dec. 9, at 7:22 a.m., our Fire Alarm Center received calls reporting flames coming from a second-story window of a singly-family residence at the 800 block of S. Southern St. Engines 26 and 27 along with Medic 26 were the first units on scene and confirmed a working… [ Keep reading ]

2-Alarm fire in Queen Anne

SEATTLE — Nov. 30, at 1:46 p.m., our Fire Alarm Center received calls reporting heavy smoke and visible flames coming from a 2.5-story home on the 500 block of W. Highland Dr. Our first units arrived within four minutes from when the first calls came in. They confirmed a working… [ Keep reading ]

Protecting yourself from wildfire smoke

Unhealthy air quality due to smoke from wildfires in British Columbia, California, Oregon, and Washington has become a reoccurring issue and concern in the Puget Sound region. Prepare now to reduce the risk of wildfire smoke. You can take steps now to prepare: Talk to your healthcare provider about your… [ Keep reading ]

Smoking and rooftop fires

Over the weekend, the Seattle Fire Department responded to two residential home fires that started on rooftops. In both situations, fire investigators identified improperly discarded smoking materials as the probable source of ignition. Every summer, we respond to fires that are caused by smoking materials left unattended or discarded improperly…. [ Keep reading ]

Fatal fire in the Central District

Seattle – At 5:22 p.m., dispatchers received multiple calls reporting a fire in a two-story residence at the 1600 block of 18th Ave. Engine 25 and Ladder 10 both arrived first on scene and confirmed a working fire with flames and heavy smoke visible from the front-right corner of the home. Neighbors… [ Keep reading ]

Apartment fire in Capitol Hill neighborhood results in 2 residents and 1 firefighter injured

SEATTLE, Feb. 15 — At 11:33 a.m., our Fire Alarm Center received multiple reports of a fire in a 4th floor apartment unit on the 500 Block of Boylston Ave. E.. Engine 25 and Ladder 10 were the first units on scene and reported two people were sitting on window… [ Keep reading ]