SEATTLE – Fire investigators conducted a thorough investigation of the 4-alarm fire in north Queen Anne that occurred on Nov. 10 at the 3500 Block of 6th Ave. W. During the course of investigation, they determined the fire was intentionally [...]
SEATTLE – Firefighters from stations throughout the City responded to north Queen Anne on Saturday, Nov. 10 for a 4-alarm fire in a lumber yard. The Fire Alarm Center received a call just after 8:40 p.m. reporting flames visible from a [...]
SEATTLE – Two strike teams consisting of 39 firefighters from the greater King County region were deployed to southern California on Nov. 10 to assist with wildfire efforts. Weather conditions are reportedly creating very active fire [...]

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.