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 [...]
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 [...]
  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 [...]

Issues and Initiatives

Low Acuity team

Low Acuity Program

The Low Acuity Alarm Program was designed to address the growing amount of Low Acuity or Non-Emergent responses.

Response Numbers and Activities

The 2017 Annual Report includes department information and response numbers.

Wet System

Systems Testing & Reporting

A new process for documenting and tracking buildings’ fire and life safety systems was implemented in 2017.

Here to Serve

The mission of the Seattle Fire Department is to save lives and protect property through emergency medical service, fire and rescue response and fire prevention. We respond immediately when any member of our community needs help with professional, effective and compassionate service.

The Seattle Fire Department: a national leader in responding to and preventing emergencies with a commitment to excellence and teamwork.