Seattle Fire Department buildings, fire stations remain temporarily closed to public access

Emergency services are NOT impacted. For fire or medical emergencies, call 911.


Text to communicate Seattle Fire station and building closures to members of the public

Abiding by the state's Safe Start plan, Seattle Fire Department buildings are closed to public access: 

  • Headquarters (301 2nd Ave. S.) is closed to the public except for supply deliveries; most staff are working remotely. Members of the public can call the main line (206-386-1400) with questions.  
  • The Fire Prevention Division (220 3rd Ave. S.) continues to provide building safety and fire mitigation services. However, the walk-in counter at the Fire Prevention Division (220 3rd Ave. S.) is temporarily closed. All services and inspections can be arranged by email . See service adjustments and contact information here.
  • Fire stations are closed to the public for blood pressure checks, visits and tours. Members of the public who need a blood pressure check are encouraged to visit a nearby pharmacy or their doctor's office.   

 

11/23
While Thanksgiving gatherings will be smaller this year, being safe in the kitchen will be just as important. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking-related fires in the U.S. How to be safe in the kitchen Check on food regularly while [...]
11/16
The ambiance of a warm fire is so delightful. With fall weather in full swing and holidays just around the corner, a fire in the fireplace can do wonders for your soul and lessen the chill of a cold, damp evening. Whether you use a gas or [...]
11/9
Did you know that over half of all home electrical fires involve lighting equipment or home electrical wiring? Overloaded outlets and the misuse of extension cords are common electrical issues that can cause a home fire. Fortunately, there are some [...]
10/28
U.S. Congress designated Oct. 28, as National First Responders Day to honor the firefighters, paramedics, police officers, EMTs and all those who are first on the scene in emergency situations. We thank all of our firefighters and paramedics along [...]
10/26
This week for Fire Prevention Month we are highlighting the fire risks related to heating which is the second main cause of home fires in the U.S. Consider taking these precautions to prevent heating-related fires in your home. Give your heaters [...]

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.